- Anticipate where the market is headed
- Create a strategic plan accordingly
- Execute the plan
But knowing the points above doesn’t guarantee you comprehensive cloud migration, there are other aspects – from the fundamentals to advanced – that you need to consider before making a strategy for your cloud migration
Here are 5 tips for designing your cloud strategy framework and maximize value
1. Have a pro-cloud migration attitude – at all levels
The biggest barrier that pulls down small and mid-sized companies is their hesitance towards cloud technologies and not taking the due competitive advantage. A climate of urgency around cloud adoption has been created by the enormous benefits of migrating away from conventional methods. Keeping your staff and your manager on the same page as you are and take the opportunity for an increase in productivity and competitiveness.
2.Invest in strategies that reduce time-to-market
Understanding the benefits of cloud technology and investing in strategies will help companies reach business goals cost efficiency, flexibility, business continuity, and improved collaboration. The next step is to figure out the objectives and determine which systems, processes, and technologies are presently in use. By investing in the right cloud migration strategy, enterprises can save money on purchasing, securing, staffing, and maintaining in-house systems.
3.Assess the current IT infrastructure
To maximize profits, you need to assess the company’s IT infrastructure in terms of readiness and this can be done by a Readiness Assessment that provides a framework for companies for determining whether the current infrastructure is enough or there is a need to introduce something new. Before assessing make sure your team is familiar with the different clouds that can be used from multiple different providers and the various cloud solutions like multi-cloud strategy, hybrid cloud, public or private cloud.
4.Choosing the appropriate cloud deployment model
For those who are looking, there are many cloud computing and deployment models, with their specifications and benefits for businesses who are looking for different options. You need to have a good understanding of your choices as each one can be used for a particular set of requirements
5. Choosing the right type of cloud service
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