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Steps of a successful Cloud Migration for better Assessment and Planning

Steps of a successful Cloud Migration for better Assessment and Planning

 What is cloud migration?

How efficient your business is can be defined by how well you can manage your internal data, applications, IT portfolios, and scalability.

Every organization has its goal and wants to achieve it in a definite time. There are various cloud architectures through which you can achieve your business goals and get an easy way to all your complex business plans in the most efficient manner.

Now Cloud migration is a process that gives you a platform to move all the data, the application’s memory, bring efficiency to your work by keeping it intact and helping you to solve your business matrix in the best possible way. 

By now, I’m sure you are curious to know the steps of successful Cloud migration.


Steps of Cloud Migration


1)  Detailed planning and cloud migration strategy

In cloud migration, it is crucial to research in advance and build a realistic roadmap with a specific project timeline.

You are aware of ‘what and why’ you need cloud migration so it becomes your sole responsibility to build strategies for cloud migration. Monitor all the details be they minute or significant.

Access all the information be it related to people, project, process, or technology.


2)  Spot your inventories and assets

Before jumping on to a cloud migration strategy you need to spot all your inventories and assets to avoid any breaking.

·       Have a comprehensive view of the entire data, the IT portfolio, to understand the correlation with the specific clouds and its service.

·       Ensure your essential inventories and define the dependencies to ensure successful migration without any break before and after the migration.  


3)  Calculate the total cost


·       Cloud architecture is not reasonable. So you need to be wise in planning the cloud based requirements.

·       Try to analyze the entire workflow to decide whether the resources can be eliminated or not.

·       Since the demand for cloud applications has increased tremendously with time, the overall cost of cloud migration decreased. Do an in-depth research of the cost of migration before you make the final move.


4)   Select the right companion

Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, and Google cloud are major service providers. They are present globally so is their laaS and PaaS development modules but they have some distinctiveness in terms of service.

You need to make the final decision based on your research which serves you the best.


5)  Ensure submissiveness and security.

Keeping the data secure is your biggest responsibility so keep track of your cloud security algorithms.

Before moving towards the cloud architecture you need to ensure whether it’s safe for your data or not. You need to be aware of all the security norms of the cloud platform. It would be cheery on the cake to ensure your cloud architect(s) are in compliance with government regulations.



Every business has its own requirement and hence the cloud migration journey cannot be uniform for all. You need to build your own unique experience based on your cloud migration strategy

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