AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Self-service Account Provisioning Using AWS Service Management Connector for ServiceNow

Many customers are looking to adopt a multi-account strategy within their AWS environment. This allows customers to isolate their workloads into different environments including test, dev, and production in addition to separating workloads based on regulatory requirements. As customers scale their multi-account environments, one strategy to increase agility is to offer business units their own […]

Designing a successful cloud migration: top five pitfalls and how to avoid a stall

Stalled cloud migrations can undermine cloud adoption’s business value. It is therefore important to watch out for early warning signs and take timely corrective action. This blog post looks at five big pitfalls every cloud migration leader should be aware of. The good news is you can spot these issues early and mitigate them to […]

Automate migrated servers to automatically join an Active Directory domain using AWS Application Migration service and AWS Systems Manager

AWS Application Migration Service (MGN) simplifies and expedites your migration to AWS by automatically converting your source servers from physical, virtual, or cloud infrastructure to run natively on AWS. The post-launch actions feature in MGN allow you to control and automate actions performed after your servers have been launched in AWS. You can use predefined […]

Organizational culture for Cloud Adoption

Maximize Cloud Adoption Benefits with a Well-Architected Organizational Culture

Organizational culture, often described as the “personality” of an organization, determines how people work, interact, and respond to change and challenges. There is strong recognition, supported by evidence, that an organization’s culture is a powerful determinant of transformation success. Culture’s impact is magnified in cloud transformation, where the cloud’s extraordinary capabilities are limited only by […]

Use AWS Systems Manager for VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) operations management

A hybrid cloud strategy creates management and governance challenges for our customers. These challenges include maintaining consistent cloud security and compliance policies across hybrid VMC and cloud environments, providing a single pane of glass for visualizing and acting on operational data, and providing deployment automation and control of cloud infrastructure across multiple cloud environments. VMware […]

Maximize Cloud Benefits by Modernizing with AWS ModAx

“Lifting and shifting” your on-premises workloads to the cloud is a great option to move to the cloud quickly. Organizations that take this approach are in a good position to take advantage of the benefits of modernization in the cloud. While the initial move to the cloud may provide cost savings and improved scalability, modernizing […]

Accelerate Your Enterprise On-Premises Migration to AWS Cloud

In this blog post, we will explore the top five guiding principles that you need to address before starting a large-scale migration from on-premises to the AWS cloud. As the AWS Professional Services team, the authors bring their combined experience in leading large migrations involving thousands of applications in datacenter exit projects across Healthcare & Life […]

Managing Technical Diversity and Migration Capability in Mergers and Acquisitions

In Mergers and Acquisitions, the need to understand and manage technical diversity and migration readiness is paramount to ensure cohesion and continued success for the combined organization. This blog post discusses some of the considerations in this space and highlights existing AWS Mechanisms that can help organizations through this process across three phases: Assess, Mobilize, […]

A sneak peek at the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) sessions for re:Inforce 2023

A full conference pass is $1,099. Register today with the code secure150off to receive a limited time $150 discount, while supplies last. AWS re:Inforce is just around the corner and this post covers sessions on cloud governance, risk management, and compliance that you should add to your agenda. AWS re:Inforce is a security learning conference […]