AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Category: Migration Solutions

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Accelerate Cloud Migrations with CAST Highlight Powered by AWS Migration Hub Journeys

As organizations migrate applications to the cloud, they need tools to assess application portfolios for cloud readiness. CAST Highlight provides automated analysis of custom applications, identifying issues like outdated code, cloud migration blockers, and opportunities for cloud-native services. By integrating with AWS Migration Hub Journeys, CAST offers a template to orchestrate analysis of large portfolios across teams to accelerate cloud migration and modernization initiatives.

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How to Leverage the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework for VMware Cloud on AWS

Learn how to apply the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) security perspective to VMware Cloud on AWS. This post covers the shared responsibility model between VMware, AWS, and the customer across areas like security governance, access management, threat detection, vulnerability management, and incident response. Understanding these distinct scopes is critical for maintaining a strong security and compliance posture when using VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Access the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework Workshop Delivery Guide in the AWS Prescriptive Guidance Library

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) workshop delivery guide is available in the AWS Prescriptive Guidance library and offers step-by-step guidance for AWS Partners to run their own workshops with customers. It’s the same guidance we provide internally to AWS staff, providing both sales and delivery kits along with prescriptive guidance that is our gold standard for delivering AWS CAF workshops to help customers in their cloud transformation journey.

Driving Innovation Through Mainframe Modernization with Kyndryl and AWS

Enterprises are seeking mainframe modernization to drive efficiency, agility, and innovation. A Kyndryl survey revealed that 95% are migrating mainframe applications to the cloud, with 37% of workloads being relocated on average. Despite challenges like workforce shortage, businesses report increased profitability and millions in average annual savings through modernization. Kyndryl offers expertise, tools, and solutions to assist clients in navigating this complex journey seamlessly while enhancing operational efficiency.

Modernize Natural and Adabas Workloads on AWS with Advanced’s Application Transparency Platform

Many enterprises still rely on the Adabas database and Natural programming language for critical workloads, facing rising license costs and a shrinking talent pool. To reduce reliance on these aging technologies and enable digital transformation, companies are modernizing to AWS with Advanced’s solutions. Advanced offers automated refactoring of Natural code to Java/C# and replatforming to execute Natural on Windows, along with migrating Adabas databases to modern relational databases.

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Workflow Orchestration on AWS Mainframe Modernization Service Using BMC Control-M

Many organizations are migrating mainframe workloads to AWS to modernize applications and infrastructure. Mainframe batch jobs are business-critical, so AWS integrated its Mainframe Modernization service with BMC’s Control-M workflow orchestrator. Control-M automates and monitors batch jobs on-premises and in the cloud. This integration provides end-to-end visibility, prevents service degradation, and avoids missed SLAs.

Stonebranch Scheduler Integration with AWS Mainframe Modernization Service and AWS Blu Age Runtime

As organizations modernize mainframe applications, integrating mainframe batch workloads into cloud environments is a key challenge. Stonebranch’s scheduler integrates with AWS Mainframe Modernization service to enable centralized, automated scheduling and monitoring of mainframe batch jobs on the cloud. This improves efficiency, optimizes costs, and accelerates mainframe modernization by enabling seamless workload orchestration across legacy and modern platforms.

Demystifying Mainframe Modernization with Best Practices from AWS and Accenture

Various paths can be taken to address the perceived need for modernization. Some consider moving existing mainframe applications to distributed or cloud platforms to reduce costs, enhance performance, and increase business agility as a form of modernization. Learn how the Accenture AWS Business Group (AABG) simplifies mainframe modernization complexity with its Mainframe Zero Approach. Accenture offers comprehensive solutions to migrate and manage operations on AWS.

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Sapphire Systems Migrates to SAP on AWS at Scale to Increase Speed and Agility

Sapphire Systems is an AWS Partner and leading digital operating transformation provider that has made great strides in the expansion of its software and service offerings, and has collaborated with leading players such as AWS and SAP. Learn how Sapphire started an ambitious program to migrate to AWS and exit its two physical data centers in the UK. The migration, which had a large SAP Business One component, leveraged the AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) framework and investments.

Accelerate AWS Cloud Migrations and Achieve Your Modernization Goals with Datadog

Datadog provides a unified view into the health and performance of your applications and infrastructure across both on-premises and AWS environments. Learn how to accelerate your migration by using Datadog’s observability capabilities to easily track every stage of migration to AWS. We’ll provide an overview of Datadog’s ability to optimize resources for migration, monitor availability of applications, and measure key business metrics around service-level objectives.