Application Migration

Pioneering Cloud in the Financial Services Industry


Natixis Global Asset Management ($874.5 billion AUM 1) is a multi-affiliate organization that offers a single point of access to more than 20 specialized investment firms in the Americas, Europe and Asia. The firm ranks among the world’s largest asset managers. Through its Durable Portfolio Construction philosophy, the company is dedicated to providing innovative ideas […]

How Much Cloud Is Too Much Cloud?


I’m often asked: Should all application workloads exist in the public cloud? The right answer is one that most people don’t want to hear: It depends. It depends on what industry you’re in. It depends on performance expectations. It depends on security requirements. The list goes on. Some enterprises will reach the point where 80 […]

A CIO’s Guide to Application Migration


Do you want to be in the data center business? We didn’t think so and you’re not alone. Most CIOs have a deep desire to get out of the data center business. Corporate leadership, understanding the benefits of public cloud, are directing IT to reduce costs. Therefore, many IT executives are turning to public cloud […]

Building a Cloud Business Office and Minimum Viable Cloud on Azure


Challenges Organization restructure requires team to move entire suite of customer facing anti-virus software to Microsoft Azure Build a Cloud Business Office (CBO) and a Minimum Viable Cloud (MVC) with solid and secure infrastructure in order to prepare team for full scale migration and operation on public cloud within the next two years Central IT […]

Application Migration and Cloud Operational Transformation for Multi-Cloud Environment


Challenges Drastically reduce IT operating costs Support Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) in a flexible environment Preserve jobs Solutions Determine business case and provide a detailed TCO / ROI analysis for moving to cloud Build a Minimum Viable Cloud (MVC) running on Azure to support organization’s EDW Refine MVC architecture with Architecture and InfoSec teams Establish […]