Five Ways to Migrate Applications to the Cloud

Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
Previous Next

Click through for five migration strategies organizations should consider when migrating to the cloud, as identified by Gartner, Inc.

Organizations seeking to move applications into the cloud have five options: rehost on infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), refactor for platform-as-a-service (PaaS), revise for IaaS or PaaS, rebuild on PaaS, or replace with software-as-a-service (SaaS), according to Gartner, Inc.

“When the CIO issues the simple directive ‘Move some applications to the cloud,’ architects face bewildering choices about how to do this, and their decision must consider an organization’s requirements, evaluation criteria, and architecture principles,” said Richard Watson, research director at Gartner. “However, no alternative offers a silver bullet: All require architects to understand application migration from multiple perspectives and criteria, such as IT staff skills, the value of existing investments, and application architecture.”

This slideshow highlights the alternative migration strategies Gartner suggests IT organizations consider.

More Slideshows:


HTML Email Design Recommendations Best practices to optimize user experience and response.

Decision Making 'In the Dark' a Major Worry for Large Companies Organizations are struggling with a lack of visibility into profits that is impairing financial performance, morale and business success.


Top 10 Fastest Growing Industries The top 10 fastest growing industries from 2000 to 2016.

 

Related Topics : Cloud Computing, Dell, Services Vendors, SMBs, Web Platform Vendors

 
More Slideshows

cloud45-290x195 Ensuring an Always-Available SQL Server Cloud Deployment

To fully leverage the benefits of cloud and hybrid cloud environments, companies need to separate myths from facts and consider a new approach to high availability and disaster recovery. ...  More >>

infra82-190x128.jpg Digital Integration: Overcoming Enterprise Data Challenges

With the growing volume of data from assets and operations, there are significant challenges that asset-centric companies need to overcome to reap the benefits of digitization. ...  More >>

cloud44-190x128.jpg Selecting a Cloud Service: 5 Questions to Ask Prospective Providers

How do you determine which provider is right for your business? Check out five questions organizations should ask during the selection process. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.