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Three Journeys Define Migrating a Data Center to Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Published: 30 October 2015

ID: G00292600

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong

Summary

Organizations are increasingly migrating existing applications and even entire data centers to cloud IaaS. The CIO's approach to transformation will be the greatest driver of both cost-effectiveness and overall success.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Adopt a Bimodal Cloud IaaS Strategy
  • Determine Your Approach to Transformation
    • Lift-and-Shift
    • Cloud-Enabled Virtual Automation
    • DevOps Transformation
  • Get Experienced Outside Help

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