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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

Uncovering the stages of modernization

Many enterprises are taking a leap in legacy modernization efforts to double down on the many benefits that the cloud and modern technology can offer. Let’s look at how enterprises reach these stages when it comes to their modernization journey.

Stage 1 – enabling accessibility

The rapidly changing needs of employees require enterprises to provide a framework for employees to work from anywhere without having to be restricted by location. Employees should be able to collaborate worldwide, thereby making work from anywhere a basic requirement. The need for collaboration platforms and videoconferencing requirements is urging leaders to rethink their cloud strategies. The availability of many SaaS tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Slack has accelerated digital communication channel adoption and enabled companies to quickly switch to digital channels. This momentum of digital and cloud infrastructure has enabled enterprises...