The key to a successful infrastructure migration to the cloud is planning. When migrating virtual machine workloads from an on-premises data center into Azure, the goal is to maintain business continuity by building a hybrid environment that leverages the benefits of running in Azure. But you need to carefully plan and ask the right questions to make sure you are getting the application performance your business requires.
This white paper outlines the six steps Quest Software took to build an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution in Azure, leveraging Foglight for Virtualization and Rapid Recovery to migrate workloads from its on-premises data centers.
- Identify applications and VMs
- Discover VM/application dependencies
- Select IaaS offerings
- Analyze costs and risks
- Test migration
- Migrate, test, commission