Moving to the cloud is not a question of how and why anymore. In order to scale your applications and move at the speed of the market, you must consider a cloud strategy. Every case is different, but migrating to the cloud shouldn’t mean you have to give up control and depend completely on your cloud service provider.
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Shadow-Soft partnered with Red Hat to host a webinar on migrating applications to the cloud. Shadow-Soft’s VP of Development, John Himebook, shared ideas and use cases on the four common migration models: Lift and Shift, Shift to SaaS, App Modernization (Refactoring), and Replatforming.
The question we’re always asking is, what cloud migration model works best? Our work with customers over the past five years has uncovered some interesting insights and best practices.
Shadow-Soft has been recognized as a Microsoft Gold Partner with Cloud Platform Competency. Read on to learn why and how this can help you as a Shadow-Soft customer.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) still has the lead in the cloud war, there’s no doubt about that. But Microsoft Azure is making progress by leaps and bounds as it grows two times faster than any of its competitors.
The first concern that comes to mind when we think about cloud computing is security. We can’t help it. This worry seems to be ingrained in the minds of many decision-makers in companies across the world, and there is a reason for it: If we can see it, we believe it is safe. We still believe this, even though many events – like the hacking of Target’s and Equifax’s on-premises data centers – have shown us otherwise.
We have identified four cloud migration models, based on the way different companies want to use the cloud. Finding the model that matches your goals is the first step to a successful migration.
If you are looking to get out of the datacenter and stop managing hardware, Lift and Shift is your best approach. The Lift and Shift model offers the fastest and the least disruptive method to migrate to the cloud, allowing applications to have higher performance at a low upfront cost.
“Shift to SaaS” is a cloud migration model to consider when you want to free your IT team from maintaining applications that are not customer-facing. Read on to learn why you should move back-office applications to SaaS. Why shift to SaaS? Back-office applications suck a lot…
Azure Stack is Microsoft’s new solution to business cloud computing. Let’s take a look at what it is and how it works.