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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

Summing up

That’s all folks!

You would be forgiven to have thought that cloud adoption was an easy task before reading this book. We hope that you now recognize the true challenge that lies in embracing the corresponding organizational and cultural changes. For some, this may mean breaking old habits that have been established for many years and adapting to a new way of doing things. But don’t be intimidated, cloud adoption could be your long-awaited chance to use innovative solutions that can deliver business value faster and improve efficiency – and a lot of fun to use! Whatever your reasons might be for cloud adoption, one thing is clear: you need to take into account the full range of challenges involved. Navigating the complexity of this transition requires thoughtful planning and execution to ensure success.

With this book, we have given you a wide scope to consider many challenges and solutions. Fortunately, you have resources such as Microsoft Azure...