It is easy to determine the reasons why a company would move to the cloud. However, the concepts and practices required for a cloud migration can be difficult to understand.
Every company’s experience with the cloud is unique, depending on the types of cloud resources it uses and what it puts on them. Still, the seven practices discussed here help lay a foundation for planning an efficient, low-risk migration to the cloud.
Why switch to cloud computing?
Before planning a cloud move, it is important for companies to understand the benefits they want to achieve. The most common reasons for moving to the cloud are as follows:
- Scalability. The unlimited resources available in the cloud make it easy to scale workloads up and down when demand fluctuates.
- Fast application delivery. Cloud servers, serverless functions, and other types of cloud-based hosting environments can be ramped up on demand, allowing teams to …