Businesses continue to recognize the benefits of cloud computing as a computing infrastructure. It is the option to access a variety of important services such as high availability, load balancing, backup and recovery, among others.

Migrating enterprise applications to the cloud is a process that goes through a series of steps, which need to meet expectations such as performance, security and return on investment. Hence, the importance of building well-designed migration projects to take advantage of cloud-native capabilities, meeting compliance requirements and justifying the investment.

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Migrating to the cloud is not just about vendor choice

The work is just beginning. After defining the IaaS model and choosing a reliable supplier, such as AWS, in a complete business application migration project, the structure to be used, compliance requirements, ways to monitor and manage workloads are defined. from the cloud, etc.

Fortunately, several tools are available to help technology teams define, control costs, monitor performance, and enforce security policies.

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In the design phase, you can decide which applications to migrate to the cloud, how to choose a migration approach, and how to manage applications after the deployment phase. The architecture will be fundamental to a successful project.

Three Questions to Ask Before Migrating Applications to the Cloud

Before migrating all business applications to the cloud, it is necessary to ensure that the change will offer the return on investment made and the expected productivity gains. So during planning think about the following questions.

  • Which apps to migrate?
  • What migration approach should you take?
  • What are the options for cloud migration and management tools?

It is necessary to evaluate each application used in the company, verifying its requirements, both for performance and compliance. Analyze how the migration and post-migration phase will be and the support resources during the deployment phase.

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Manage your apps in the cloud

Finally, past the migration phase, use management and monitoring tools to gain visibility into workflows, optimize application performance, and track cloud adoption costs.

Management tools serve, for example, to ensure the correct sizing of instances and avoid unnecessary payment of resources while supporting your business applications.

Be sure to weigh the pros and cons of using the cloud provider's native tool or the official partner option, such as Sky.One . Everything will depend on the architecture defined by the project.

Keep following the Sky.One to learn how to successfully migrate your enterprise applications to the cloud. Get in touch with our team and get your questions answered.

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