Best Practices in Planning a Large-Scale Migration to AWS – May 2017 AWS Online Tech Talks – #AWS

Learning Objectives:
– Understand what encompasses a large-scale migration and the key business drivers for this change
– Learn the stages of adopting the AWS Cloud and key activities to complete before considering a large-scale migration
– Learn how to analyze your application portfolio and classify it against common migration patterns
– Discover the tools and techniques to help streamline your migration activities
– Learn program management and governance techniques to ensure success

Many businesses have a large portfolio of existing applications running on-premises today and are interested in moving those workloads to AWS in order to achieve cost savings and enable business agility. Planning a large-scale migration to the cloud takes time and effort, as well as expertise and tools to ensure success along the way. AWS has developed a framework to help customers plan and execute large-scale migration programs, consisting of a comprehensive methodology, a set of tools, and partners with deep subject expertise. In this tech talk, you will learn about foundational milestones to achieve in your migration journey, how to analyze your application portfolio, plan and execute your migration project, and enable your organization to operate on the cloud. This framework leverages our experiences and best practices in assisting organization around the world with their migration programs.

About The Author
- Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services offers a robust, fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services from data center locations in the U.S., Australia, Brazil, China, Germany, Ireland, Japan, and Singapore. More than a million customers, including fast-growing startups, large enterprises, and government agencies across 190 countries, rely on AWS services to innovate quickly, lower IT costs and scale applications globally. To learn more about AWS, visit http://aws.amazon.com.

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