Cloud should not be exclusive but an integral part of IT strategy

Gurprit Singh | 29 May 2018 | Newsletter, Cloud Migration

Cloud adopting is no longer a choice but an imperative. The conversation has progressed from “if” to “when” and “how” to embark the cloud journey. This is a critical conversation as wrong moves in the initial cloud journey can seriously shake the organization’s confidence in cloud, delaying adoption, and even risk elimination of cloud as an option.

Cloud adoption is gaining momentum with many organizations steadily migrating critical workloads to the cloud. Organizations have been able to scale rapidly, innovate quickly and save tons of money by using the pay-as-you- go model without making huge upfront investments. Early cloud adopters are having a head start in the learning curve and gaining competitive advantage for the business.

Our interactions with savvy customers have found that they do not have an elaborate cloud strategy. Instead these customers found the cloud proposition valuable and started by testing and experimenting with the cloud. Once initial experiences were successful, more workloads were executed till they gained confidence in the cloud and tweaked the migration process.
In general we observed savvy customers have followed similar migration patterns, some of which we enumerate below:

Umbrella has extensive experience helping companies migrate workloads to the cloud. If you need guidance in deciding which workloads are best suited to embark your cloud journey, reach out to us to Alok @956 070 0360.


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