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Barbara Hinderer | February 27, 2023

Future-oriented companies are investing in the modernization of their applications - 5 reasons that make modernization essential.

The modernization and migration of applications are becoming increasingly crucial for organizations of all sizes and industries. In this blog post, I would like to present 5 reasons why modernization is indispensable and how we can assist you in revitalizing your IT landscape.

1. Rapid Response means High Scalability

Cloud computing enables organizations to scale their computing resources quickly and easily according to demand. A modern IT landscape allows companies to respond rapidly to changing market requirements and scale flexibly. By modernizing applications, you can optimize and accelerate your business processes, enabling you to respond faster to customer needs and increase your company’s competitiveness.

2. Elimination of Hardware Costs - Cost Savings

Cloud computing can help companies reduce IT infrastructure costs by eliminating hardware and maintenance expenses. By migrating applications to the cloud, organizations can also benefit from pay-as-you-go pricing models, which can contribute to overall cost reduction. Modern applications are typically platform-independent and can be used on various devices such as PCs, tablets, or smartphones. This allows you to reduce hardware costs while increasing the efficiency of your work processes.

3. Reduction of Data Risks - Security

Cloud providers typically offer robust security features and protocols to keep applications and data secure. This can help companies improve their overall security posture and reduce the risk of data breaches. Modern applications usually have comprehensive security features such as encryption, authentication, and access controls, allowing you to minimize the risk of data loss and misuse.

4. Quick Response to Customer Needs - Agility

By modernizing applications, companies can become more agile and respond faster to customer needs. By adopting modern development methods and tools, organizations can accelerate the pace of innovation and stay ahead of the competition.

5. Teamwork - Enhanced Collaboration

Cloud-based applications and tools can facilitate better collaboration and communication among employees and teams, regardless of their location. This can help improve productivity and efficiency within the organization.

Overall, application migration and modernization can offer numerous benefits for companies, including improved scalability, cost savings, security, agility, and collaboration.

Utilizing the Full Capabilities of the Cloud Platform

The modernization of applications in the context of migrating to Microsoft Azure refers to the process of updating and optimizing applications to leverage the full capabilities of Azure’s cloud platform. This can involve the following services: redesigning applications for cloud-native services and architectures, adopting modern development practices and tools, and optimizing applications for scalability, reliability, and security in the cloud environment.

Azure offers a range of tools and services to assist organizations in modernizing their applications, such as Azure App Service, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, and Azure Cosmos DB. These services enable organizations to easily create, deploy, and manage modern applications while providing robust security and compliance features.

By leveraging Azure’s cloud capabilities, organizations can accelerate innovation, improve productivity, and deliver more value to their customers.

Our Offering: The Cloud Workshop for Modernizing and Migrating a Real Application to Azure

In this 1-day workshop, our experts guide you through the entire process and show you how to approach your modernization projects. The “Microsoft Workshop: .NET Modernization” provides the necessary expertise to successfully migrate your .NET applications to the cloud. This workshop is part of the Microsoft Azure Immersion Workshops, where Azure expertise and practical experience are made available to our customers.

Overall, the workshop will consist of three steps:

1. Evaluation of the current application: We will assess the existing applications and define the requirements for migrating to the cloud.

2. Migration of the .NET application to the cloud: We will migrate the application step by step to the Azure cloud and configure all the necessary Azure services. For non-.NET applications, they will be reimplemented accordingly. We will collaboratively select and evaluate the best technology and configuration for your needs.

3. Data migration: We will migrate the data to the appropriate cloud database. This can include SQL Server, CosmosDB, MongoDB, Blob/Storage, or other databases. The data will be encrypted and can be stored in parallel at multiple physical locations in Azure, according to your preferences. In this workshop, we will evaluate an MVP solution and prepare our clients for the migration to the cloud.

By the end of the workshop, our clients will have a better understanding of cloud migration for .NET and other applications and will be able to apply the process to their own projects. Our experts will also be available to our clients for questions and further support even after the workshop.

If you are interested in our workshop or have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to helping you modernize your applications and make your IT landscape future-proof.

More information: Offer in the Azure Marketplace