Cloud-enabled data center modernisation has been saved
Cloud-enabled data center modernisation
Cloud-enabled data center modernisations are becoming mainstream. While they are sometimes over-simplified as ‘lift and shift’, experience shows that a more comprehensive approach focusing on seven key drivers is essential for success.
There is now strong consensus that the public cloud paradigm shift is rendering on-premise data centers obsolete. However, a so-called ‘lift and shift’ of the on-premise estate to the cloud is not sufficient to capture the cloud-promised value as it doesn’t address the broader imperatives.
In this paper we share our learnings for the 12 to 24-month journey of modernising a data center to the cloud and the seven key success factors:
- Executive alignment
- Architecture design
- Migration approach
- Legal and contracting
- IT operating model
- Cost savings tracking
To learn more about the key considerations for a Cloud-enabled data center modernisation, we invite you to read the report.