Moving Critical Applications to Cloud Top 10
The last presentation I gave at the Data Summit in New York City with Don Sullivan was recently written up on the Forbes website by Joe McKendrick in an article titled 21 Questions To Ask Your Cloud Computing Provider, Before You Sign. The presentation is about things to know when moving critical applications to cloud. The end of that presentation is a checklist to ask your cloud provider before you engage them. To learn even more of that presentation or to get a copy of the presentation deck check out Lessons Learned When Choosing a Cloud Provider
Moving Critical Applications to Cloud
Now I would like to point you to a Blog Article on the VMware Blogs Site where Mohan Potheri discusses Moving Critical Applications to Cloud Top 10. Mohan Potheri. Mohan has played an active role behind the scenes of the VMware Expert Database Workshop Oracle Edition and the VMware Expert Database Workshop SQL Server Edition.
In this 3 part series by Mohan discusses the 10 things you should know when moving critical applications to the cloud. Mohan uses the VMware term Business Critical Applications or BCA,
Here is a link to the 3 Parts of the Blog on Moving Critical Applications into the cloud.
One of the charts I particularly like was this one…
A major point of the presentation that we gave at the Data Summit is that the Cloud Customer should always consider the Hybrid Cloud Approach. Both Don Sullivan and I believe that this approach constitutes a superior methodology to any other cloud based strategy. The idea of maintaining close control of the most critical elements, applications and data of the enterprise but still within the greater cloud architecture is truly sound. I would suggest anyone thinking of deploying an enterprise wide cloud strategy should review the checklist at the end of the presentation. I also feel Mohan’s 3 part series us useful also.
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