Challenges and Tips for Taking Legacy Systems to the Cloud

Source- devops.com For many modern companies, growth often means growing through acquisition. As organizations become larger, it often makes sense to acquire existing companies who are already creating the solutions they need than try to build them from scratch. However, this can often create a variety of conflicts and challenges—one of which is around infrastructure. For other companies that have grown more organically, it often can be difficult to modernize their legacy systems and bring their technology stack into the 21st century.

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Survey Finds DevOps Playing Key Role in Cloud Migration

Source – devops.com A survey of 450 C-level and VP/director-level technology leaders in the United States, UK and Canada conducted by 451 Research on behalf of Skytap, a cloud service provider, found that lifting and shifting existing applications into the cloud is giving way to either refactoring and rewriting those applications to take advantage of cloud-native technologies. According to the survey results, 67 percent of respondents plan to migrate or modernize at least half of their on-premises applications in the next 12 to

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Application performance monitoring and cloud migration

Source:- appdevelopermagazine.com The IT organization is becoming more and more strategic in helping companies reach their business goals. Companies are using technology as a means to not just expose new opportunities and tap into new markets but find ways to relate to their customer base and drive loyalty. As most of us are well aware, the primary choice for businesses today is to move as much of their IT infrastructure to the cloud as the cost benefits and resource elasticity

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Continuous delivery, DevOps and cloud: vital pieces of modernization

Source – searchitoperations.techtarget.com The choice between containerization, DevOps and cloud migration can freeze an IT department’s attempts at modernization, because they weigh the technological options before they determine the goal. Applications should be modernized whenever possible, but it is notoriously difficult to do. Enterprises complain that goals are too technical, business practices are negatively affected and costs overrun expectations. Application modernization projects often become a focus of technical tunnel vision, disconnected from what should be target benefits and from a way to unify

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The top three approaches for improving cloud migration and security

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net For many enterprises, migrating towards a cloud delivered approach for IT systems is an attractive proposition. Cost efficiency and business agility are big drivers for CIOs to make the move.  Most modern companies have either started migrating toward a public cloud or they are in the early planning and analysis phases of doing so. At the same time, making the jump from on-site infrastructure to cloud-hosted platforms is not free of challenges such as, regulations, data governance, billing

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10 Big Reasons Why Hybrid Cloud Adoption is Gaining Tremendous Momentum

Source:- 1reddrop.com Hybrid cloud adoption is on a roll, and we think the root cause for the mass migration is none other than hybrid’s more sociable sibling, public cloud. Report after report points to the fact that there is a huge shift happening towards the hybrid cloud adoption. Though, at 1redDrop, we hold a strong belief that there will be very few companies ten years from now that will be operating their own datacenters, at this point, hybrid cloud makes

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5 Tips for a Trouble-Free Cloud Migration

Source:- tech.co If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re not alone. According to a recent survey, companies run 79 percent of their workloads in the cloud. It’s easy to see why: in a cloud environment, you benefit from redundancies that bring you as close as possible to 100 percent uptime. It may sound ideal, but there are hidden roadblocks to migrating to the cloud. Before you make the move, ask yourself these five crucial questions: How Much Downtime Should

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The top five in-demand cloud skills for 2017

Source:- cloudcomputing-news.net Financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 reveals massive growth for the top cloud providers. With 47% and 93% revenue growth for Amazon AWS and Microsoft respectively, one thing is clear – cloud is growing at a breakneck pace. Enterprises and small businesses will continue to adopt and invest in cloud technology. Cisco’s Global Cloud Index whitepaper shows global cloud IP traffic will almost quadruple over the next five years. But the rapid expansion of cloud has

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