Define Strategy


The first application an organization deploys to the cloud is often done so in an experimental environment with no operational or governance capacity.

It’s important to select an application that doesn’t interact with secure data. Carefully consider which application is a good candidate. As you plan subsequent releases and additional applications are deployed to the cloud, you create the first prioritized migration application and the first prioritized release backlog. Over time, you create and continue to shape the optimal environment for future deployments.

There are five options for cloud rationalization, sometimes referred to as the Five Rs:

Calculate (cost)

Calculate your estimated hourly or monthly costs for using Azure.

Estimate the cost savings you can realize by migrating your workloads to Azure.

Ready (What do you need?)



Manage (continues process)

Further reading.

Move 2 cloud in nutshell – e-lo:Engineer log out. (