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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

Closing Thoughts

Thank you for reading this book, you absolute legend.

Adopting cloud technologies can be a transformative journey for any organization. However, it’s important to keep in mind that this transition will likely take some time and effort. In order to fully take advantage of Azure and other cloud platforms, it’s important to have a clear understanding of your goals and objectives. Additionally, you’ll need to make sure that your existing infrastructure is compatible with the cloud. With careful planning and execution, your organization can reap the many benefits of the cloud. We (the authors) started our journey on writing this book from a technical perspective but soon realized that we can provide more value through philosophy and anecdotes, so we expanded those.

Technical information is generally available all over the place, namely in cloud providers’ own words, on their own web properties, and in other valuable books from Packt. But...