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Azure Cloud Adoption Framework Handbook

By : Sasa Kovacevic, Darren Dempsey
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Azure Cloud Adoption Framework Handbook

By: Sasa Kovacevic, Darren Dempsey

Overview of this book

You've heard about the benefits of the cloud and you want to get on board, but you’re not sure where to start, what services to use, or how to make sure your data is safe. Making the decision to move to the cloud can be daunting and it's easy to get overwhelmed, but if you're not careful, you can easily make mistakes that cost you time and money. Azure Cloud Adoption Framework Handbook is here to help. This guide will take you step-by-step through the process of making the switch to the Microsoft Azure cloud. You’ll learn everything from foundational cloud concepts and planning workload migration through to upskilling and organization transformation. As you advance, you’ll find out how to identify and align your business goals with the most suitable cloud technology options available. The chapters are designed in a way to enable you to plan for a smooth transition, while minimizing disruption to your day-to-day operations. You’ll also discover how the cloud can help drive innovation in your business or enable modern software development practices such as microservices and CI/CD. Throughout the chapters, you’ll see how decision makers can interact with other internal stakeholders to achieve success through the power of collaboration. By the end of this book, you’ll be more informed and less overwhelmed about moving your business to the cloud.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Part 1: The Why
Part 2: The Plan
Part 3: The Execution and Iteration


As more and more businesses move their operations to the cloud, ensuring the security of data and applications has become a critical concern. Cloud security refers to the set of policies, technologies, and controls that are put in place to protect cloud-based systems from unauthorized access, theft, or damage. With sensitive information being stored in the cloud, it’s essential for companies to have robust security measures in place to safeguard their assets and maintain trust with their customers. In this era of digital transformation, cloud security is an increasingly important aspect of an overall cybersecurity strategy.

You, as an architect, need to start by asking questions to gain a better understanding of the risks involved and how to mitigate them, identify gaps in current measures, and provide insights into areas that need improvement. This can help you make informed decisions about your organization’s cybersecurity strategy.

Which questions to...