Application Migration

On-Demand Data Centers Are the Wave of the Future


Most companies want either the rock-solid protection of a data center, or the versatile, on-demand flexibility promised by the cloud. But can you have both? There are ways to hedge your bets, of course, by adopting a hybrid IT approach – keeping a data center footprint for mission-critical workloads, and shifting other resources to the […]

Is Google Cloud Platform Ready for the Enterprise?


Over the past few years, most of the enterprise cloud story has been focused on AWS and Azure, while Google was often pushed to the background with comments like “it is a great platform/technology, but it is just not ready for the enterprise.” In a recent interview with TechCrunch, Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene reflected […]

Sequencing and Wave Planning for Large-Scale Application Migration


When an enterprise has a large portfolio of applications slated for migration to the public cloud, there is a need to identify the sequencing and scheduling aspects of the migration. In this article, we will describe a real-world planning exercise we undertook, highlighting the various elements essential to any planning and sequencing operation. The following […]

HPE’s Evolution to a Hybrid Cloud Environment


By conventional measures, the cloud-first transformation Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) executed would have to be labeled a success. After all, we shrunk our data center footprint from nearly 500 to just four, took $2 billion in costs out of the business, and migrated 90 percent of our apps to a combination of PaaS, SaaS and […]

TransCanada Is Putting Its Energy into Large-Scale Cloud Transformation


For more than 65 years, TransCanada has proudly delivered the energy that millions of North Americans rely on to power their lives and fuel industry. We are leaders in the safe and reliable operation of pipelines, storage facilities and power-generating stations across Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. In the energy business, we are committed to […]