AWS Cloud Enterprise Strategy Blog

Tag: Migration

The Journey Toward Cloud-First & the Stages of Adoption

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean In my last post, I introduced some patterns I’ve observed within large enterprises that have implemented cloud-first policies. These enterprises have reversed the burden of proof from “Why should we use cloud?” to “Why shouldn’t we […]

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21 Best Practices for Your Cloud Migration

Practice makes permanent. -Bobby Robson I’ve spent much of the last several months working with various AWS customers and teams on a holistic program that helps enterprises accelerate their cloud migration efforts. There are many aspects to this program, including (but not limited to) AWS services (e.g., AWS Database Migration Service, AWS Snowball, VM Import/Export), a […]

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Accelerate Your Cloud Migrations with AWS Partners That Have Done It

I’ve been fortunate enough to spend much of the last several months working with customers and various teams across AWS to develop a holistic program aimed at helping enterprises accelerate their efforts to migrate large portions of their IT portfolio to AWS. There are many aspects to this program including (but not limited to) AWS […]

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SAP in the Cloud — Part One

I am fortunate enough to regularly speak with executives at some of the world’s largest organizations about how they’re using the cloud to transform their business. One of the most frequent topics of discussion is around how to effectively run SAP on AWS. Needless to say, I am very excited to introduce a mini-series on […]

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Make Automation a Key Part of Your Cloud Strategy

“As machines become more and more efficient and perfect, so it will become clear that imperfection is the greatness of man.” — Ernst Fischer Last week I returned to the east coast after a productive three weeks on the road. I was able to attend and speak at the AWS Summits in San Francisco, London, and Sydney and […]

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Accenture and AWS

“I get by with a little help from my friends” -The Beatles In an upcoming post I will detail some characteristics common to enterprises working successfully in the cloud. One of those characteristics is making sure that you have a cloud center of excellence within your organization. For enterprises that want to accelerate their movement […]

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