Cloud Migration Blog
The cloud is now commonly recognized as the backbone of business infrastructures for a great many of the world’s enterprises. In 2016, 70% of enterprises were running at least one application, hosted in the cloud. Advancements in technology have enabled organizations of all sizes and industries to leverage this vital technology for so much more than just data storage.
Migrating existing workloads to the cloud is often perceived as challenging, risky and expensive. In order to mitigate these risks you want a partner who has a track record of moving a diverse set of workloads at scale and across various industries.
The cloud computing revolution has transformed the way businesses operate and leverage infrastructure and related services. At RiverMeadow, we understand that, and help our customers migrate workloads between physical, virtual, and cloud platforms to multiple target cloud platforms without risk. Thanks to the RiverMeadow SaaS Platform, businesses can migrate their workloads quickly and cost effectively.
RiverMeadow has recently partnered with Microsoft to provide a fast, safe, scalable and easy to use Cloud Migration Platform. Since Azure was rated as one of the three Leaders in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant, we are proud to announce this partnership and support for Azure as a target cloud.
Contrary to popular belief, cloud migration is not exclusive to certain industries or businesses. Truth be told, businesses in any industry can benefit from moving their workloads to the cloud. Read on to find out how companies in specific industries benefit everyday from moving their data and apps to the cloud!
It’s a well known fact that the best and most successful large scale cloud migration projects start with a comprehensive Discovery and Assessment of your existing infrastructure and applications. Our Discovery & Assessment Service leverages discovery templates and industry leading discovery tools to collect and analyze your existing applications and infrastructure. Our deep knowledge and proven processes allow us to quickly analyze and assess the readiness of your application portfolio to migrate to the cloud.
As cloud computing expert Rick Blaisdell has recently pointed out on his award-winning blog Rick’s Cloud, choosing the “right” Cloud Migration Platform can be a real challenge for CTOs and CIOs everywhere. His recent comparison of three popular cloud migration platform - ours included - presented in the form of an infographic reveals the most important aspects that CIOs and CTOs should take into account when choosing a cloud migration platform.
Google’s acquisition of Velostrata at the beginning of the month along with other acquisitions in the space (CloudVelox, Racemi and AtaData) made small waves in the world of enterprise cloud migration solution providers. In some cases, the acquisitions were less about shareholder value creation and more about businesses failing to meet strategic objectives, scale, and profitability. According to public information, Velostrata’s features will end up being integrated into Google’s Cloud platform and no longer be available for other cloud providers which along with the other “acquisitions” in the space has created a technological void among providers of cloud migration services. Fortunately, RiverMeadow’s SaaS Migration Platform (“Platform”) and Services can fill that void.
Migrating workloads to the cloud can be risky, time-consuming and complicated for any business wanting to migrate workloads to the cloud. RiverMeadow’s SaaS Platform can help you migrate existing workloads from Physical, Virtual or Cloud to Cloud. RiverMeadow’s Platform is automated, cloud agnostic and can connect any Source to any supported Public, Private or Hybrid Cloud quickly, securely and without disruption to the source workload.
You can find more details about the RiverMeadow SaaS Platform in the infographic below.
Migrating workloads to the cloud is clearly a strategic initiative for many businesses, and the benefits that clouds offer are becoming more and more evident, but are you migrating your workloads safely and securely? At RiverMeadow we often get asked the following essential questions in regards to security: