Cloud Migration Provides Relief for the Remote 

Written by Eric Sanders

January 14, 2021

Part of our January 2021 Cloud Forecast

Wind chill advisory issued as migration accelerates at an unseen rate. Expedited cloud investments contribute to economic gravity. Read more for the why. 

Reflecting on an ugly 2020, one of the most important facets to cloud migration is risk mitigation. Application-centric dependency grouping reduces the risk of vendor lock-in and lost data. Total transparency of your assets and operations allows for better protection and a better, faster, and stronger platform. Multi Cloud strategies will dramatically help reduce vendor dependency for years to come. 

Following COVID-19, IT leaders can put their heads together in agreeing that public cloud migration is essential for businesses. As described by Forrester, the number of remote workers will skyrocket to 3x the amount of that in the pre-covid era. The global public cloud infrastructure market is anticipated to grow 35% to $120 billion this year, again a report provided by Forrester Research. Now is not the time to step on the brakes. The long-term effects emerging from this global crisis will permanently transform the way many organizations work, thus forcing companies to accelerate the speed at which they modernize their architectures. IT leaders are traversing the cloud with more confidence in 2021 and as a result, many are upping their spending. Read more Read more about the hot trends and statistics in the remote workspace that were spearheaded by cloud migration.

In other migration news, RiverMeadow Software Inc., another cloud migration service, announced its Platform support for migrations to Google Cloud. By providing extensive platform options and tools, they become the first of their kind to support automated migrations to Google Cloud as well as Google Cloud VMware Engine. We got our heads in the clouds with all the rapidly evolving migration capabilities. 

Author: Eric Sanders, Managing Partner


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