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  1. Tips for an Effective Cloud Migration

  2. Effective Cloud Migration • Cloud migration is a business necessity. However, before proceeding to it, you'll want to make plans to avoid any failure. • You need to protect all data you're moving to the cloud. List down potential issues that you might encounter along the way.

  3. Here are more Tips for an Effective Cloud Migration

  4. Get Your Team Involved • Keep your team informed about the progress of the cloud migration. You need them to know what is happening so you can as well get their support throughout. • If anything, you need to gather their insights on which cloud platform will best fit your business needs. This way, you can be sure that the decision you make is favorable to everyone.

  5. Start Small • You don't want to move all your data to the cloud in one go. Decide which applications and workloads will be transferred first and how you will go about the transition. • By starting small, you also avoid major migration issues. More importantly, you also avoid significant business disruptions. You can work your way slowly until you cover all data across the business.

  6. Learn More About Downtimes • Find out how long you can expect downtimes to be. The downtime can go for a few minutes and also last for days. • You need to prepare for these interruptions so you can avoid losses. Coordinate closely with your cloud migration service provider and team members.

  7. Continue To Test and Improve • There is no 100% guarantee that everything will go as you planned. That being said, continue to monitor and check. • You might spot issues which need immediate resolution. While you already have everything mapped out, you might need to change directions at one point. Be flexible as changes may mean increased efficiency.

  8. Backup Data • Since moving to the cloud is a major procedure, you'll want your team members to be prepared. Train them on what needs to be done before, during, and after the migration so you can be sure that everyone is working toward the same objective. • You need everyone to know, too, that migration will have its own share of risks. Data can be corrupted so to be sure, backup and only allow a selected few to access confidential data.

  9. Have Everything Written • Outsourcing a company to help you with your cloud migration has several benefits. However, you need to exercise caution when choosing a partner. • See to it that everything is in writing so you won't be empty-handed when an issue arises.  You should have full control of your data, especially if you change your mind along the way and decide to back out of the contract.

  10. Check These Out! • We can assist in choosing the correct platform for your cloud requirements plus handle the full migration planning and execution. We also offer ongoing support plans. • Your business is only as good as its weakest link. Make sure you have the right support to guarantee success. • For more info on Cloud Migration Brisbane check out: