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Cloud Migration Services

Astadia’s Cloud Migration Services are designed to help you migrate your physical or virtual workloads to the cloud, with minimal risk. We utilize a nearly foolproof process that provides you the ability to test your new cloud infrastructure and applications before going live. We also provide you the option to roll back to the original state, based on your preference. Our cloud migration strategy has garnered a 100% success rate when migrating Windows and Linux workloads.

  • Near zero down time during migration
  • No disruption or performance impact
  • 100% success rate for any application on supported operating systems
  • Server/workload/data center migration to or from any cloud

 

The Cloud Migration Process

Astadia will capture your on-premise workloads and dependencies, design the most appropriate target cloud infrastructure, seamlessly migrate your applications, and perform testing, verification and management as you move.

  • Plan
  • Gather requirements through assessment offering
  • Identify migration components
  • Build a migration roadmap
  • Create timeline
  • Prioritize components to be migrated
  • Apply industry best practices
  • Assist with vendor selection
  • Leverage industry leading tools and skill sets
  • Use the most effective cost optimization option
  • Gather scalability and elasticity requirements
  • Gather security and data protection requirements
  • Design
  • Create current state and future state architecture diagrams
  • Apply application-specific cloud design patterns
  • Build conceptual architectural diagrams
  • Include on-premise, hybrid and cloud components
  • Include computational, storage, backup and security services
  • Define administration and management roles
  • Define elasticity or static resources
  • Select VPN, firewall, antivirus, malware and vulnerability check tools
  • Build
  • Develop and build a Base Cloud Infrastructure (BCI)
  • Deploy proof of concept workloads as representative use cases
  • Validate applications on the BCI
  • Identify teams with people, process, playbooks and technology
  • Map security, compliance and operational approaches against new controls
  • Position the organization to adopt cloud resources at scale
  • Deploy security tools and run vulnerability checks

 

Cloud Migration Steps

Our cost-efficient solution is designed to reduce your hardware footprint and customize your infrastructure expenses. This migration solution uses continuous block level replication, which is application agnostic, completely non-disruptive and has virtually no data loss.

  • Create staging area network
  • Create staging area resources
  • Initiate disk sync
  • Initiate continuous disk replication
  • Create target server network for blueprint
  • Configure blueprint
  • Replicate volumes from staging to production
  • Convert boot disk to staging hypervisor
  • Spin up target machine instances
  • Connect volumes and instances to match sources
  • Network cutover

 

Cloud Migration Services Safety and Security

Migration to the cloud is a journey and along with that is security. Astadia takes pride in knowing that your security is always the top priority in handling your company’s information. We migrate workloads and data with proven encrypted technology. Astadia evaluates your workloads to ensure mission critical applications and dependencies are mapped, and critical links and security policies are maintained at all times. We’ll work with you to address all security concerns, including:

  • Infrastructure security
  • Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Logging and monitoring
  • Data protection
  • Incident response

 

Cloud Migration Deliverables

Led by an experienced project manager and cloud architects, our dedicated team will implement a proven set of cloud migration tools and processes to get you to the cloud rapidly, securely and with confidence. You’ll find our agile approach allows for a flexible process and seamless integration with your priorities.

 

Choose Astadia for your Cloud Migration Service

Astadia is a premier technology consultancy focused on maximizing the impact and minimizing the risks of today’s blended enterprise and cloud ecosystem.

Over the past 20 years, we have successfully migrated more than 120 customers. Our skills and experience with complex platform migration, combined with our agility and proven results, make Astadia the best partner to conduct your Cloud Migration project.

Our patented adoption roadmap process is a tested methodology, which delivers risk migration with predictable results. In addition, we offer a number of services to help you move through the entire Cloud experience.

  • Proven track record with our customers
  • Broad skill set and experience base
  • Full services across the entire system life cycle
  • Fixed price, timeframe and set of deliverables for your business

Astadia’s Experts

If your business applications exist in a mainframe environment, you may be dealing with higher costs of maintenance, a diminishing workforce of mainframe specialists, and a shrinking pool of vendors from which to choose. Additionally, your business agility and competitive edge may need the boost that only mainstream technology can support today. 

Astadia’s Experts

By making the leap from mainframe to mainstream, you'll lower your overall technology costs, increase your agility and enable your competitive edge. Together with our partner Micro Focus, we'll help you confidently map and move your business applications to where they need to be today, and where they can provide the boost your business needs.

Astadia’s Experts

To ensure you can consistently turn out a high quality product with sustainable attention to value, cost and speed to market, it's critical to have quality processes that meet top standards and the state-of-the-art. Ours do. And they'll help you gain the agility and confidence you need to meet evolving business goals and to respond to ever-changing customer demands and market changes.

Astadia’s Experts

Astadia’s Experts

Astadia’s Experts

Darrell Cypress

Vice President & General Manager of Digital Solutions

Darrell Cypress

Darrell Cypress is Vice President and General Manager of Astadia Digital Solutions, our global marketing strategy firm that partners with CMOs and marketing technologists around the world to provide end-to-end solutions for optimizing the customer journey and delivering maximum return on digital technology investments. Darrell joined Astadia in 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience selling and delivering large scale marketing transformational implementations across industries such as financial services, technology, healthcare, high-tech, pharmaceutical, government, and consumer goods. He also brings vast experience in delivering global CRM solutions for Marketing, Sales, Service, and Product organizations. Darrell previously worked at Deloitte Digital where, as Digital and Marketing Cloud Leader, he managed marketing transformation pursuits. In his combined five years there, he also served as Digital Eminence Leader, Finance Leader and Delivery Leader, managing large-scale, multi-million dollar projects across geographies. Prior to Deloitte, Darrell was Director and Relationship Manager at Perficient Inc., leading major trade promotion process and technology implementations for clients such as Cadbury and Nestle Waters North America. He was also previously IT Director at Covance, Inc. and Engagement Manager and Consultant at Extraprise. Darrell’s bachelor’s in Information Systems Management and master’s in Computer Systems Management are both from the University of Maryland. Darrell was an Engineer in the United States Navy from 1984-1992.

Astadia’s Experts

Darrell Cypress

Vice President & General Manager of Digital Solutions

Darrell Cypress

Darrell Cypress is Vice President and General Manager of Astadia Digital Solutions, our global marketing strategy firm that partners with CMOs and marketing technologists around the world to provide end-to-end solutions for optimizing the customer journey and delivering maximum return on digital technology investments. Darrell joined Astadia in 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience selling and delivering large scale marketing transformational implementations across industries such as financial services, technology, healthcare, high-tech, pharmaceutical, government, and consumer goods. He also brings vast experience in delivering global CRM solutions for Marketing, Sales, Service, and Product organizations. Darrell previously worked at Deloitte Digital where, as Digital and Marketing Cloud Leader, he managed marketing transformation pursuits. In his combined five years there, he also served as Digital Eminence Leader, Finance Leader and Delivery Leader, managing large-scale, multi-million dollar projects across geographies. Prior to Deloitte, Darrell was Director and Relationship Manager at Perficient Inc., leading major trade promotion process and technology implementations for clients such as Cadbury and Nestle Waters North America. He was also previously IT Director at Covance, Inc. and Engagement Manager and Consultant at Extraprise. Darrell’s bachelor’s in Information Systems Management and master’s in Computer Systems Management are both from the University of Maryland. Darrell was an Engineer in the United States Navy from 1984-1992.

Astadia’s Experts

Darrell Cypress

Vice President & General Manager of Digital Solutions

Darrell Cypress

Darrell Cypress is Vice President and General Manager of Astadia Digital Solutions, our global marketing strategy firm that partners with CMOs and marketing technologists around the world to provide end-to-end solutions for optimizing the customer journey and delivering maximum return on digital technology investments. Darrell joined Astadia in 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience selling and delivering large scale marketing transformational implementations across industries such as financial services, technology, healthcare, high-tech, pharmaceutical, government, and consumer goods. He also brings vast experience in delivering global CRM solutions for Marketing, Sales, Service, and Product organizations. Darrell previously worked at Deloitte Digital where, as Digital and Marketing Cloud Leader, he managed marketing transformation pursuits. In his combined five years there, he also served as Digital Eminence Leader, Finance Leader and Delivery Leader, managing large-scale, multi-million dollar projects across geographies. Prior to Deloitte, Darrell was Director and Relationship Manager at Perficient Inc., leading major trade promotion process and technology implementations for clients such as Cadbury and Nestle Waters North America. He was also previously IT Director at Covance, Inc. and Engagement Manager and Consultant at Extraprise. Darrell’s bachelor’s in Information Systems Management and master’s in Computer Systems Management are both from the University of Maryland. Darrell was an Engineer in the United States Navy from 1984-1992.

Astadia’s Experts

Darrell Cypress

Vice President & General Manager of Digital Solutions

Darrell Cypress

Darrell Cypress is Vice President and General Manager of Astadia Digital Solutions, our global marketing strategy firm that partners with CMOs and marketing technologists around the world to provide end-to-end solutions for optimizing the customer journey and delivering maximum return on digital technology investments. Darrell joined Astadia in 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience selling and delivering large scale marketing transformational implementations across industries such as financial services, technology, healthcare, high-tech, pharmaceutical, government, and consumer goods. He also brings vast experience in delivering global CRM solutions for Marketing, Sales, Service, and Product organizations. Darrell previously worked at Deloitte Digital where, as Digital and Marketing Cloud Leader, he managed marketing transformation pursuits. In his combined five years there, he also served as Digital Eminence Leader, Finance Leader and Delivery Leader, managing large-scale, multi-million dollar projects across geographies. Prior to Deloitte, Darrell was Director and Relationship Manager at Perficient Inc., leading major trade promotion process and technology implementations for clients such as Cadbury and Nestle Waters North America. He was also previously IT Director at Covance, Inc. and Engagement Manager and Consultant at Extraprise. Darrell’s bachelor’s in Information Systems Management and master’s in Computer Systems Management are both from the University of Maryland. Darrell was an Engineer in the United States Navy from 1984-1992.

Astadia’s Experts

Darrell Cypress

Vice President & General Manager of Digital Solutions

Darrell Cypress

Darrell Cypress is Vice President and General Manager of Astadia Digital Solutions, our global marketing strategy firm that partners with CMOs and marketing technologists around the world to provide end-to-end solutions for optimizing the customer journey and delivering maximum return on digital technology investments. Darrell joined Astadia in 2015 with nearly 20 years of experience selling and delivering large scale marketing transformational implementations across industries such as financial services, technology, healthcare, high-tech, pharmaceutical, government, and consumer goods. He also brings vast experience in delivering global CRM solutions for Marketing, Sales, Service, and Product organizations. Darrell previously worked at Deloitte Digital where, as Digital and Marketing Cloud Leader, he managed marketing transformation pursuits. In his combined five years there, he also served as Digital Eminence Leader, Finance Leader and Delivery Leader, managing large-scale, multi-million dollar projects across geographies. Prior to Deloitte, Darrell was Director and Relationship Manager at Perficient Inc., leading major trade promotion process and technology implementations for clients such as Cadbury and Nestle Waters North America. He was also previously IT Director at Covance, Inc. and Engagement Manager and Consultant at Extraprise. Darrell’s bachelor’s in Information Systems Management and master’s in Computer Systems Management are both from the University of Maryland. Darrell was an Engineer in the United States Navy from 1984-1992.

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