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Optimizing Your Modernization Journey with AWS

By : Mridula Grandhi
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Optimizing Your Modernization Journey with AWS

By: Mridula Grandhi

Overview of this book

AWS cloud technologies help businesses scale and innovate, however, adopting modern architecture and applications can be a real challenge. This book is a comprehensive guide that ensures your switch to AWS services is smooth and hitch-free. It will enable you to make optimal decisions to bring out the best ROI from AWS cloud adoption. Beginning with nuances of cloud transformation on AWS, you’ll be able to plan and implement the migration steps. The book will facilitate your system modernization journey by getting you acquainted with various technical domains, namely, applications, databases, big data, analytics, networking, and security. Once you’ve learned about the different operations, budgeting, and management best practices such as the 6 Rs of migration approaches and the AWS Well-Architected Framework, you’ll be able to achieve operational excellence in cloud adoption. You’ll also learn how to deploy some of the important AWS tools and services with real-life case studies and use cases. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to successfully implement cloud migration and modernization on AWS and make decisions that best suit your organization.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Part 1: Migrating to the Cloud
Part 2: Cloud Modernization – Application, Data, Analytics, and IT
Part 3: Security and Networking Transformation
Part 4: Cloud Economics, Compliance, and Governance

Building a business case for cloud migration

We have now established that every organization needs to carefully consider cloud migration. For this reason, a business case can represent the cloud migration opportunity from the lens of technical and financial aspects of your environment. If these considerations align with the business outcomes, this helps you get support from all the areas of business, thereby helping to accelerate the purpose of cloud migration.

The business case for cloud migration needs to be compelling to shake up any organization that is operating on a traditional on-premises model with a legacy mindset. Building a strong business case is not only important to persuade and get buy-in from key stakeholders but also helps you think about factors such as timelines, costs, and challenges it will solve early in your cloud journey.

Understanding how cloud migration fits in with your company’s goals and vision will enable you to position your business case...