Over the past several years, cloud adoption has evolved from a risky proposition into an inevitability for most organizations.
While many of the technical challenges related to cloud migrations and operations have been solved – we see organizations still struggle with prioritization of their cloud migration efforts.
For good reason. There is no “one size fits all” approach to cloud adoption – in fact, it is affected by many factors:
At TDS, we believe that The Cloud Strategy Cookbook from Gartner is a good way to add discipline, consistency and guard rails to assure successful outcomes in your journey to the cloud. Proper planning for cloud migrations requires a cookbook approach.
It also requires a comprehensive inventory of your full application portfolio and infrastructure environment. With a complete view, you can easily identify “cloud ready” applications and workloads while working on more detailed planning for the more complex migration initiatives.
We are happy to offer Gartner’s Cloud Strategy Cookbook 2019, along with our thoughts on how you can accelerate your cloud journey. It starts with aligning business and IT objectives, then breaking through silo-based operations, and getting a clear, actionable view of your environment.
Retailers must not only reframe the physical store experience, they must also embrace cloud adoption to be able deliver the highly immersive, entertaining, omni-channel experience customers now expect.
Learn the difference between cloud orchestration and automation and why it matters for your next IT transformation.
Follow these key cloud migration best practices for successful cloud adoption in your organization.
TransitionManager, a powerful orchestration platform from TDS, is built to integrate with native and third-party tools, including AWS’s CloudEndure, to reduce the complexity of DR, and turn it into an easy, “one-click” process, minimizing the time and risk normally involved.
No matter what type of change your organization is facing, there are three fundamental pillars upon which IT can de-risk and efficiently plan, manage, and execute a complex migration, regardless of what other turbulence may come your way.
Recently, TDS CTO and Product Manager both delivered an AWS Migrations Unplugged session to address challenges faced when scheduling migration waves, and offer some solutions that help organizations accelerate and de-risk each step in their journey to the cloud.