Cloud Migration Strategy - IT Transformation with Cloud


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There are many questions on what are the best steps and ways to migrate to the cloud better. Enterprises need to have specific steps to follow when migrating to the cloud.
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Cloud Migration Strategy - IT Transformation with Cloud

  1. 1. Migration FrameworkTo the Cloud Migrating to AWS Cloud October, 2012 Migration Solution To Cloud 1
  2. 2. Why Cloud? 5% of organizations have migrated at least half of their applications to the cloud, but that number is set to increase to 20% by the end of the year. 5% Organization Moved 50% Apps to Cloud 30% Moved to 41% Moved to cloud based cloud on customer following requirement industry trend 52% Moved to cloud to improve costs, productivity, Advantages of Cloud agilityBlazeclan 2 Cloud IT Better
  3. 3. Challenges Private /Public /Hybrid Identifying the Applications Identify the right cloud What deployment model for migration best fit to take environment . suites the application ? advantage of cloud SaaS or PaaS or IaaS Identifying Identifying Cloud Deployment Application Environment Model Is your application ready for Identifying and resolving How to have business cloud or does it needs dependence of other continuity during migration? re-architecting ? application, hardware, firewall, network , security etc Business Re-architecting for Resolving Continuity Plan Cloud Dependencies During MigrationBlazeclan 3 Cloud IT Better
  4. 4. BlazeClans Cloud Migration Approach Enterprises typically Important to identify Plan have a large number of applications for Deploy IT Assets migration Optimize Identify Large IT Assets Application Phase ApproachBlazeclan 4 Cloud IT Better
  5. 5. Plan Phase – Cloud Assessment Financial Assessment Service Level Agreement Security & Compliance Data Portability Assessment Long Term Costs Technical & Functional User management Assessment Security Application Mapping in terms of Scalability Platform Management dependency tree and Cloud suitability Identifying Cloud vendor SaaS or PaaS or Migrating Product Licenses Definition of Success Criteria IaaS ? Plan with Roadmap WAN traffic Data security And Management Legacy Application Integration Security and Compliance Private or Public Cloud Assessment cloud?Blazeclan 5 Cloud IT Better
  6. 6. Deploy Phase – Data Migration Migrate Fileserver systems Profile the various storage Automated scripts for migration options available in your vendor Backups and Tape Drives Cloud Evaluate options to move large Plan for uploading data in batches sets of data to the Cloud e.g. AWS Analyze your datasets and Import/Export databases Evaluate various RDBMS options in the Cloud e.g. Amazon RDS Ensure data encryption for security Application Data Database Migration MigrationBlazeclan 6 Cloud IT Better
  7. 7. Deploy Phase – Application Migration Hybrid Migration is Partial Forklift is an approach where all Migration approach the components are migrated to e.g. batch processing in cloud, cloud at the same time. application on premise Forklift is useful for Integrate Cloud applications with Stateless applications cloud incompatible legacy Tightly coupled applications applications Self-contained applications e.g. self contained web applications, backup and archival systems, low latency web applications Forklift Migration Hybrid MigrationBlazeclan 7 Cloud IT Better
  8. 8. Optimize Phase – Optimize Cloud Setup Auto terminate under-utilized Application Re-engineering instances through AWS Auto Scale Ability to restart on failure option Separation of tiered components Application packaging for AMI Extract stateful components and construction. make them stateless Improve efficiency of data access Decompose relational database (e.g. caching layer through AWS Elastic Cache ) Leverage Cloud Optimize Cloud Architecture SetupBlazeclan 8 Cloud IT Better
  9. 9. Migration use cases and scenarios Migration of eCommerce Log analysis and report Migration of Employee website with Mobile extension generations with a motive of Performance Management for creating property inventory faster time to process . System with an motive to reports of commercial and non- AWS services recommended lower the total cost of commercial properties with an EC2, EBS, S3, SQS, EMR, ownership , resilient solution motive of elasticity and DynamoDB, SNS and high availability scalability . AWS services recommended AWS services recommended EC2, S3, EBS, AS, ELB, CW, RDS EC2, S3, EBS, AS, ELB, CW, RDS Backend Process Web Application Batch Processing Workflow App Migration App Migration MigrationBlazeclan 9 Cloud IT Better
  10. 10. Trends in Enterpise Application Migration What is moving to Cloud ? 72% Storage 74% Web Service 77% Email Collaboration 20% Storage 33.00% Email 21.00% ERP Already on 26.00% CloudBlazeclan 10 Cloud IT Better
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