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Peer Lessons Learned: Implementing Microsoft Azure

Published: 08 August 2018

ID: G00370017

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


Many organizations are implementing Microsoft Azure as their cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) platform for digital business, mode 1 and mode 2 workloads. IT leaders can gain new insights from their peers who have already experienced the Azure implementation process.

Table Of Contents


Peer Strategies

  • Lesson 1: Gain a Clear Understanding of the Organization’s Cloud Strategy
  • Lesson 2: Map out Your Implementation Process before Deployment Begins
  • Lesson 3: Establish a Formal Governance Process as You Deploy your Cloud Strategy
  • Lesson 4: Analyze Risk and Make Security a Focus
  • Lesson 5: Engage and Educate Your Stakeholders

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