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Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects - Second Edition

By : Jeroen Mulder
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Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects - Second Edition

By: Jeroen Mulder

Overview of this book

Are you ready to unlock the full potential of your enterprise with the transformative power of multi-cloud adoption? As a cloud architect, you understand the challenges of navigating the vast array of cloud services and moving data and applications to public clouds. But with 'Multi-Cloud Strategy for Cloud Architects, Second Edition', you'll gain the confidence to tackle these complexities head-on. This edition delves into the latest concepts of BaseOps, FinOps, and DevSecOps, including the use of the DevSecOps Maturity Model. You'll learn how to optimize costs and maximize security using the major public clouds - Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud. Examples of solutions by the increasingly popular Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and Alibaba Cloud have been added in this edition. Plus, you will discover cutting-edge ideas like AIOps and GreenOps. With practical use cases, including IoT, data mining, Web3, and financial management, this book empowers you with the skills needed to develop, release, and manage products and services in a multi-cloud environment. By the end of this book, you'll have mastered the intricacies of multi-cloud operations, financial management, and security. Don't miss your chance to revolutionize your enterprise with multi-cloud adoption.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
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Planning transition and transformation

It must be clear that the planning of the transition and transformation to the cloud starts with the business case. Architects are advised to follow the business-data-application-technology rule to design the roadmap for applications that are designated to be moved to cloud platforms. But before companies can really start migrations, there’s a lot of work that must be done.

Assuming that, from the assessment, we have a clear overview of the current mode of operations, the CMO. From the business case, the company also has set the ambition, goals, and strategy to transform the business to the future mode of operations (FMO)—and the rationale as to why it’s necessary or desirable to transform. As said, this goes beyond technology. The transition and transformation plans should include at least the following topics on the various tiers as shown in the diagram:

Figure 3.3: Simplified enterprise governance model