Cloud App Assessment

The Cloud App Assessment is designed to evaluate an existing cloud app and address pain points commonly shared by organizations relatively new to the cloud.

Scenarios

  • Concerned that you are spending more than you should on your cloud app?
  • Facing cloud app performance issues?
  • Uncertain how to scale your app to support an ever increasing group of users?
  • Does your app need to be secure and do you need some guidance to make this happen?
  • Have you been asked to incorporate mobile support for your app and need guidance?
  • Unsure how to integrate the cloud app into other on-premises or cloud apps?
  • Are you looking for guidance regarding policies and procedures needed to support your cloud app?
  • Questioning if your cloud service provider is right for your app in terms of cost, performance, privacy, security, and compliance?

Process

  • Meeting 1: Skyline will gather information on your cloud environment, your cloud app, and your cloud related policies and procedures.
  • Meeting 2: Skyline will review the deliverables with your team.

Deliverables

  • Cost: Cloud spending assessment with possible cost reduction recommendations.
  • Performance: App performance assessment with performance improvement recommendations.
  • Policies & Procedures: A review of your current cloud related policies and procedures with suggestions to address shadow IT, governance, and transparency.
  • Special Considerations: An assessment of the specific concerns raised by your team.
Cloud Assessment

Cloud App Migration & Integration Planning

The Cloud App Migration and Integration Planning engagement is designed for clients looking to migrate an on-premises app to the cloud.

Scenarios

  • New to the cloud and unsure which cloud app is the right app for your first migration?
  • Uncertain how to properly migrate your on-premises app to the cloud?
  • Which cloud deployment option (software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, or infrastructure-as-a-service) is right for your app?
  • Need of a second set of eyes from someone with in-depth cloud experience to validate your migration plan and offer suggestions for improvement?
  • Looking for guidance regarding policies and procedures needed to support your cloud app?
  • Need guidance regarding how to properly evaluate a cloud service provider’s ability to support your app?
  • Concerned whether your cloud service provider can meet your privacy, security, and compliance needs?

Process

  • Meeting 1: Skyline will gather information about your cloud environment and related policies and procedures. In addition, we will gather information regarding your on-premises services, data, and application dependencies.
  • Meeting 2: Skyline will review the deliverables with your team.

Deliverables

  • Migration Plan: A review of your app migration plan aimed at ensuring success, reducing cost, and improving performance.
  • Cloud Provider: Cloud service provider needs assessment for your app drawing specific attention to any potential risks.
  • Policies & Procedures: A review of your cloud related policies and procedures with possible suggestions for improvement.
  • Special Considerations: An assessment of the specific concerns raised by your team.
Cloud Migration & Integration

Assessment or Migration & Integration Planning


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