Cloud Migration Blog

Why Cloud lies at the Heart of Digital Transformation

By Jim Jordan on Feb 12, 2019 9:51:51 AM

Digital transformation is big business. By 2020, 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud. Meanwhile, on-premise workloads are predicted to shrink from 37% today to 27% of all workloads. Unquestionably, the decision to embrace cloud is no longer a matter of debate. As each industry becomes increasingly technological, cloud has evolved from being a market disruptor to a prerequisite for business survival.

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2019: Key Cloud Migration Challenges & How to Overcome Them

By Emma Tompkins on Jan 9, 2019 6:51:35 AM

It’s a turbulent time for businesses today. As technology continues to permeate every part of our lives, organisations flock to the cloud in their droves in an effort to cut costs, stay nimble and ensure future survival. A deluge of new challenges have subsequently emerged out of abandoning the status quo in favor of technologies that are defining a new business era.

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Global Manufacturer Partners with RiverMeadow

By Jim Jordan on Jan 7, 2019 11:53:26 AM

The Client

This publicly listed manufacturer of industrial & commercial products designs, manufactures, sells and services industrial and commercial products. The company’s climate and industrial segments offer a myriad of market-leading products related to heating, cooling and refrigeration that span a variety of industrial and consumer sectors.

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Migrate to Azure - Get 3 Years’ Extended Security Updates for Free

By Jim Jordan on Nov 22, 2018 8:57:01 AM

In the coming months Microsoft will no longer issue security updates for Windows Server & SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2:

  • 9th July 2019: Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end
  • 14th January 2020: Extended Support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end

With cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated and frequent, running apps and data on unsupported versions can create significant security and compliance risks. Whist the ramifications of ignoring end of support may be steep, it is a great opportunity to transform your applications and infrastructure to take advantage of cloud computing and the latest versions of SQL Server and Windows Server.

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Data Seeding & Data Only Migration: The Definitive Duo

By Jim Jordan on Nov 14, 2018 6:22:53 AM

Moving data within a cloud is easy - that’s what 40 Gigabit Ethernet is for - but getting that data there in the first place can prove tricky. How tough the process is depends on several factors, including the amount of data to be moved and how much time is available to move it.

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RiverMeadow's Five Pillars of a Well-Architected AWS Framework

By Jim Jordan on Oct 3, 2018 3:06:00 AM

Now more than ever, having a secure, high-performing, efficient and robust infrastructure for your applications is crucial when it comes to migrating to cloud. But how, exactly, can you achieve this? There are in fact, no fewer than 5 essential pillars to a well-architected AWS framework. But with them in place, you’ll have a system that will deliver what you need, now and in the future.

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Key Characteristics of the Cloud Migration Services

By Johanna Shirman on Feb 25, 2014 5:10:00 PM

By Vinay Venkataraghaven

Here at RiverMeadow, we specialize in server migration from one environment to another. The benefits and importance of cloud migrations services wouldn’t mean much without a discussion of the critical role that clouds play in modern data center architectures. Our server migration tool is increasingly viewed as a massively disruptive technology, that is transforming IT operations, deployments and cost structures.

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