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

mobile64-190x128 How Business Can Stay Connected Through the Summer Months

With the onset of summer, companies are likely to have more employees scattered around the world, straining communications and bottlenecking progress. But does that mean companies have to just get by during the summer months? ...  More >>

Gov3-190x128 Study Examines Government Cloud Adoption and Shadow IT

Under FITARA, U.S. federal CIOs have new obligations to not only oversee sanctioned cloud services procured by the agency, but also shadow IT, which has brought to light a great deal of uncertainty about how employees are using cloud services in government agencies. ...  More >>

cloud31-190x128.jpg Moving to the Public Cloud: Six Steps for Success

Companies are still figuring out how to begin incorporating public cloud services into existing IT operations. High-priority considerations early in the process include: streamlining the migration process, reducing risk wherever possible and targeting early wins. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

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


 
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date