If your software is installed on computers at your office, there are several reasons to consider migrating to the cloud. Moving to the cloud with the right migration strategy will help your business get to that next level in software and innovation while making the process as smooth as possible. So, what is cloud migration?
Cloud migration involves moving your business technology onto a hosted platform -- in the cloud -- away from on-site at your business location. Moving to the cloud can involve everything from servers to phone systems, and can include your business software. When you migrate your business applications to the cloud, it involves setting up hosting servers, the full software stack that supports your applications, as well as the applications themselves.
Migrating your applications to the cloud offers several benefits, including the following:
The most common strategies for migrating your applications to the cloud are known as the 6 R’s of Migration (Cisco). The 6 R’s are:
The first step in identifying the proper cloud migration strategy is assessing your current application needs and status. That begins with a simple conversation with us. If you’re thinking the time is coming to migrate your application to the cloud, schedule a short meeting with us to review your software needs. Use Calendly to find a time on the calendar.