Quickly Boost your knowledge:
You don't need to be an expert to formulate a comprehensive cloud migration strategy. The toolkit is carefully designed and developed to quickly boost your knowledge of what needs to be done to formulate and execute a cloud migration strategy.
With our toolkit, you gain access to 11 invaluable resources and expert guidance to boost your knowledge, navigate the intricacies of cloud migration with confidence, and achieve project Success.
Customizable and Scalable:
Our cloud migration strategy toolkit is both customizable and scalable and recognizes the unique needs of organizations across various industries. Tailor it to your specific requirements and scale it to suit any organization's size or industry niche.
Comprehensive Cloud Migration Strategy Template:
This comprehensive cloud migration strategy template contains all the necessary sections, guidance, and examples to create an actionable plan for migrating an organization's applications and workloads to the cloud. The cloud migration strategy templates complement all other documents in the cloud migration strategy toolkit.
The cloud migration strategy templates cover the essential sections and sub-sections.
1. Cloud Objectives
2. Cloud Guiding Principles
3. Current State Assessment
- Technology Readiness
- Technology Fit
- Technology Costs
- Technology Analysis
4. Operating Model Readiness
- Cloud Service Providers (CSP) Readiness
- CSP Services Comparison
- CSP Services Evaluation
- Summary and Conclusion
5. Target State
- Target State Cloud Architecture
- Technology Strategy
- Target Cloud Operating Model
- Cloud Organization Structure
- Cloud Roles and Responsibilities
- Cloud Process Architecture
6. Cloud Benefits
- Financial Analysis
- Cloud Migration Risks
7. Cloud Migration Plan and Roadmap
Step-by-Step Instructions and Guidance:
The toolkit includes the 5-step cloud migration strategy process. The cloud migration strategy process is a systematic 5-step approach to formulating a cloud strategy. The step-by-step cloud strategy process looks at everything from defining the organizations' cloud objectives, assessing the current state and the readiness to move to the cloud, designing the target state, understanding the cloud benefits, and formulating a cloud migration plan and roadmap.
The 5-step cloud migration strategy process:
- Define the organization's cloud objectives and desired outcomes from migrating to the cloud.
- Assess the current state of the organization's technology and operating model to determine its readiness for migration to the cloud.
- Design the target state cloud architecture and cloud operating model.
- Identify the potential benefits the organization can expect from adopting cloud computing services.
- Formulate a cloud migration plan and roadmap that outlines the specific activities and timeline for the successful execution of the migration.
Complete set of Documents, Templates, and Reference Models
The cloud migration strategy toolkit comprises eleven essential resources, including documents, templates, worksheets, reference models, and step-by-step instructions, carefully designed to simplify your cloud migration journey.
Cloud Migration Strategy Template
This document contains all the necessary sections and guidance to create an actionable plan for migrating an organization's applications and workloads to the cloud. Key sections in the cloud migration template include cloud objectives, current state assessment (technology readiness and operating model readiness), target state assessment, cloud benefits and risks, and cloud migration plan and roadmap.
Cloud Migration Strategy Process
The 5-step cloud migration strategy process describes step-by-step instructions on formulating a cloud strategy for organizations of all sizes, whether small, medium, or large. The cloud strategy process looks at everything from defining the organizations' cloud objectives, assessing the current state and the readiness to move to the cloud, designing the target state, understanding the cloud benefits, and formulating a cloud migration plan and roadmap.
Cloud Migration Master Data Sheet
The cloud migration master data worksheet captures over 100 critical pieces of information and is a repository for essential application information. The worksheet is organized into four distinct sheets (tabs) with clear examples, covering:
- Current state
- Target state
- TCO & ROI calculation
- Migration planning
Cloud Business Application Capability Reference Model
This reference model aids in categorizing and grouping applications into business capabilities, enabling the identification of capabilities not currently served by the existing application and technology landscape.
Cloud Operating Model - Organizational Structure
The shift to cloud services necessitates a redefined organizational structure that adheres to the shared responsibility model. This document provides visual representations of the current organization structure, the transition organization structure, and the target cloud organization structure.
Cloud Operating Model - Functions and Roles
This document defines cloud-specific functions and roles, outlining their responsibilities in managing and overseeing cloud services' deployment, operation, and optimization.
Cloud Operating Model - Processes
This document outlines ITIL best-practice processes crucial for maintaining high-quality cloud service delivery and securing cloud environments. These processes should be carefully defined and integrated into the operating model to address shortcomings and improve overall cloud service management capabilities.
Cloud Service Provider Services Comparison Table
This ready-made document facilitates the documentation of findings from cloud service provider comparison and readiness assessments.
Cloud Operating Model - Target Cloud Process Reference Model
This reference model is used to represent the target cloud process architecture visually.
Target Cloud Architecture – Reference Model
This diagram provides a high-level representation of the target cloud architecture, serving as a guiding framework for architectural decisions.
Cloud Migration Plan and Roadmap
The cloud migration plan and the cloud migration roadmap diagram can chart out the cloud migration roadmap for each application.