As organizations undergo digital transformation to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT environments, cloud migration is often a high priority. Yet migrating workloads and applications can often be a challenging process. To help organizations efficiently make the move, here is a five-step cloud migration checklist gleaned from industry best practices. 1. Determine your […]
Specialists from IBM and Frost & Sullivan recently published a webinar for CIOs on the perceived challenges and benefits of using managed services for migrating SAP to cloud. In this interview, SAP migration specialist Andy Hacket shares additional perspectives for IT leaders considering cloud deployments for SAP workloads. Watch the webinar. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): […]
This post is the first in a three-part interview series with Brian Burke, global SAP solutions executive with IBM SAP Alliance. Thoughts on Cloud (ToC): While SAP ERP users have until 2025 to migrate to S/4HANA, many businesses are already in the process of migrating to the platform. As customers prepare their move to S/4HANA, […]
It must be nice to be a startup, with no legacy infrastructure weighing you down. Write a great app, provision yourself some space in the cloud, and your business is global, just like that. For the rest of the world, however, life is not so straightforward. Any business of consequence, or older than 10 years, […]
Say you’ve decided to hedge your IT bets with a multi-cloud environment. That’s excellent, except, what’s your applications and data strategy? That’s not an idle question. The hard reality is that if you don’t coordinate your cloud environments, innovative applications will struggle to integrate with traditional systems. Cost management, security and compliance — like organizational […]
Moving your business applications to the cloud may be easier than you think.
Three years ago, when everybody started talking about cloud computing, every application and system seemed to be a good candidate to be migrated to the cloud. It was a time when few really understood the implications of migrating business applications and data to the cloud… or maybe the hype of cloud computing eclipsed any possible drawback.