How to Select Your First Cloud Workload

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When it comes to the cloud, IT leaders need to be very careful about choosing which workloads to migrate first. This means starting with the right applications to drive value and build the momentum to do more.

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3 Steps to Predict Public Cloud Migration Costs

Predicting Public Cloud Costs for a cloud migration strategy

There’s a simple reason why one in three businesses say their cloud migration was more expensive and complicated than expected. They planned it wrong!

But just because the explanation is simple, doesn’t mean the solution will be. Cloud migration using cloud services like Microsoft Azure is a complex affair, involving multiple new business paradigms, processes, and variables. All of which is incredibly daunting, and difficult, for a business to straddle – particularly those with little to no cloud experience.

What I’ve discovered working with Softchoice clients is with the right approach, you can develop a much more accurate understanding of what your cloud migration project will cost you. You can avoid unforeseen circumstances and end up getting the optimal cloud cost strategy.

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Cloud Application Migration: Developing a Focused Roadmap

Cloud Application Migration: Developing an Effective Roadmap

If you already know which workloads to move to the cloud and in what order, then you are ahead of the curve!

For everyone else, the question remains: How do you get moving on cloud application migration in a material way? And where do you start? While it is tempting to pick from a branch of low-hanging fruit, you need to do your research first. Only with due diligence and the proper methods can you create an effective cloud roadmap.

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