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Barbara Hinderer | April 27, 2023

Migration of applications to the cloud and modernization of applications in the cloud.

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The migration of applications to the cloud is a crucial step for businesses to modernize their IT infrastructure and harness the benefits of cloud technology.

Here are some key steps that companies should consider when migrating their applications to the cloud:

  1. Cloud Solution Evaluation/Envisioning: Companies should evaluate different cloud solution scenarios to find the best fit for their specific requirements. Factors such as cost, reliability, scalability, and security should be taken into account.
  2. Migration Planning: Before the migration begins, companies should create a detailed plan that includes the steps and resources required for the migration. Dependencies between applications should also be considered.
  3. Application Selection: Companies should carefully select which applications to migrate to the cloud. Factors such as complexity, data availability, and business value should be taken into consideration.
  4. Security Considerations: Security of the applications should be ensured during the migration to the cloud. Companies should ensure that the cloud providers have a secure infrastructure and security measures in place.
  5. Cloud Solution Implementation: Once the plan is in place, companies can start implementing the cloud solution. They should ensure that all necessary configurations are made to successfully migrate the applications to the cloud.
  6. Monitoring and Optimization: After the migration, companies should monitor and optimize their cloud solution to ensure smooth operation and meet the business requirements.

Overall, the migration of applications to the cloud can be a significant challenge for companies. However, by following the right steps, the migration can be successful, and businesses can reap the benefits of cloud technology. We are here to help you with that!

What are the benefits of application modernization?

Application modernization offers numerous benefits for businesses. By using cloud-based tools and services, the process of innovation and market deployment can be significantly accelerated, as less time and resources are required for application and infrastructure management.

Another advantage is increased security and reliability provided by integrated update and security features. Additionally, application modernization allows for seamless integration of new technologies and efficient scalability to ensure optimal performance even during unexpected demand.

By modernizing existing applications, businesses can leverage their investments and maintain processes, saving time and money while ensuring business continuity. Application modernization thus provides an efficient way to bring existing systems up to date while meeting today’s and tomorrow’s business requirements.

Which applications are we migrating to the cloud?

There are many different applications that can be migrated to the cloud. Here are some examples:

  1. Web applications: Websites that can be hosted on a cloud platform like Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  2. Databases: Databases can be migrated to the cloud to improve scalability, availability, and data analysis capabilities.
  3. Email services: Cloud-based email services offer a simple and scalable solution for businesses and organizations in need of an email service.
  4. Collaboration tools: Cloud-based collaboration tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams can be hosted in the cloud to facilitate teamwork and communication.
  5. Analytics software: Analytics software can be hosted in the cloud to enable access to powerful computing resources and data analysis tools.
  6. CRM systems: Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems can be hosted in the cloud to enable access to customer information and data from anywhere.
  7. IoT applications: Internet of Things (IoT) applications can be hosted in the cloud to facilitate data processing and analytics.

Ultimately, almost any application can be hosted in the cloud as long as it makes sense to leverage its benefits such as scalability, flexibility, availability, and security.

Our Offer to You:

.NET App Modernization Workshop:

You can find our offer in Azure Marketplace

We work with modern, agile technologies that ensure a long, sustainable lifespan for the new applications. We are committed to building a trusted partnership that guarantees continuous improvement of the solution. Our years of extensive experience in remote development also speak for our expertise. The workshop process is as follows:

1. Envisioning Workshop 

The aim of the workshop is to understand your specific problem within 1-2 days and formulate/develop the solution.

2. Solution Assessment/SoW 

Together with your business expert, we create the project scope (SoW = Statement of Work) by describing the requirements that define the final solution. We provide the necessary transparency to gain insights into the business impact, expected costs, and technological advantages of application development.

3. Implementation 

Based on your requirements, we assemble a team that best fits your needs to ensure a swift project launch and high cost efficiency.

4. Operation and Support 

Once the solution or part of the solution is ready for production use, we take care of installation, operation, and support. We are a Microsoft authorized Cloud Solution Partner and bring the solution to the cloud for you. For all solutions implemented by us, we offer cloud hosting services.