Avi Networks Solutions Engineer Mitch Chen works with many enterprises moving to the cloud. We sat down with him to get some insights and tips about migrating applications to Microsoft Azure.
In the two previous posts in this series, we’ve explained cloud migration using the analogy of moving to a new home. The analogy presents applications as personal belongings and infrastructure as the properties you’re moving between.
Over the last decade, public cloud has gone from a fringe use case for startups to a mainstream choice for CIOs worldwide. In the past year or two, this trend has gained so much momentum that on-premises hardware appliance vendors are now forced to acknowledge it, rather than their previous tactic of spreading FUD. So here’s the prediction: there is going to be a lot, and I mean A LOT, of “cloud washing”.
Migrating to the cloud is a lot like moving to a new house. A measuring tape is vital to ensure your grand piano and other unwieldy pieces of furniture will fit. Many enterprises have loads of legacy applications and technical debt that can’t be ignored when attempting a transition to the cloud.
Topics: Application Architectures, Cloud Migration, Digital Transformation, Containers, Modernization, Application Centric, Microservices, Public Cloud, cloud, application migration to cloud, cloud migration strategy