This Application Modernization Assessment will prepare you to evolve into the cloud.
Do you need to move to the cloud but want to get there without a scenic journey? This assessment will assist you to identify and prioritize applications for cloud modernization. It is targeted towards customers who are looking to move applications to the cloud and work in a model hosted environment
The Application Modernization Assessment assists customers to identify and prioritize applications for modernization to Azure. It prepares you to migrate applications from an on-prem environment to the cloud. This evaluation process takes both a business and architectural perspective to provide customers with cost consumption estimates, reference architecture design, and a modernization plan.
Ideal for customers who are concerned about:
- Limited business agility from aging applications
- User experience in a modern world
- Ambiguity around prioritizing applications for transition
- Increasing support costs for legacy applications
The assessment process captures information critical to the assessment output via modern discovery tools. The deliverable is the Final Assessment Report, which summarizes the process and findings and makes key next steps recommendations. Each project recommendation clearly articulates the value proposition for undertaking the project.
Key Areas Covered
Session 1 – Discovery
Gather accurate data from your IT environment. This will include:
- A review of your on-prem applications and business process. This will include:
- Inventory review of:
- Web Applications & Users
- Database Size
- Server Configuration
- Information Architecture
- Solutions – Apps / Sandbox / 3rd Party
- Inventory review of:
Session 2 – Plan and Decide
Determine what changes are top priorities. This will include:
- What, When, How needs to be migrated
- Risk assessment
- Security issues
Session 3 – Migrate (Act)
With an agreed road map, the cloud journey will include a cost analysis, total cost of ownership, and re-skilling needs.
Session 4 – Optimize
Set SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-based) goals to help you measure your progress.
This will enable you to:
- Track and achieve milestones using custom migration plans
- Establish a utilization baseline for assessing progress over time
The assessment process captures information critical to the assessment output via modern discovery tools. The deliverable is the Final Assessment Report, which summarizes the process and findings, and makes key next steps recommendations to modernize your digital footprint. Each project recommendation clearly articulates the value proposition for undertaking the project.