AWS has millions of active customers every month in every imaginable vertical business segment who are using AWS in a meaningful way to retire technical debt and deliver innovation. With cloud computing, you are able to spin up thousands of servers in minutes as opposed to the 10 to 18 weeks it typically takes to spin up servers being used on-premises. The AWS Cloud provides more than 90 services - everything from compute, storage, and databases to continuous integration, data analytics, and artificial intelligence - at your fingertips.

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AWS has developed the methodology, framework and best practices for planning and executing your migration.

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AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) - helps organizations develop an efficient and effective plan for your cloud adoption journey. The guidance and best practices provided by the framework helps build a comprehensive approach to cloud computing across your organization, and throughout your IT lifecycle.

The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework whitepaper breaks down the complex process of planning the migration into essential areas of focus, spanning across people, processes and technology. 

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AWS Migration Acceleration Program (MAP) - is designed to help enterprises  committed to a migration journey,in achieving, business benefits by migrating existing workloads to AWS. MAP provides consulting support, training and service credits to reduce the risk of migrating to the cloud, and build a strong operational foundation.

Read the AWS Migration Whitepaper to understand the five-phases of cloud migration and the six common strategies for migrating to the cloud (“The 6 R’s”). 

AWS has tools and services to help you automate and track your migrations.

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AWS Migration Hub provides a single location to track the progress of application migrations. It allows you to choose the migration tools that best fit your needs, while providing visibility into the status of the migrations. It also provides key metrics and progress for individual applications, regardless of which tools are being used to migrate them.

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AWS Application Discovery Service helps you plan migration projects by gathering information about your on-premises data centers. AWS Application Discovery Service collects and presents configuration, usage, and behavior data from your servers to help you better understand your workloads.

 

Hybrid cloud architecture is the integration of on-premises resources with cloud resources. For most organizations with on-premises technology investments, operating in a hybrid architecture is a necessary part of cloud adoption. AWS has developed the industry’s broadest set of hybrid capabilities across storage, networking, security, application deployment, and management tools. This makes it easy for you to integrate the cloud as a seamless and secure extension of your existing investments.

Cloud security at AWS is the highest priority. As an AWS customer, you will benefit from a data center and network architecture built to meet the requirements of the most security-sensitive organizations. Download the ebook on Top 10 Cloud Security Checklist and understand the criteria IT decision makers look at when evaluating cloud providers.  

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The most robust form of hybrid architecture involves integrating application deployment and management across on-premises and cloud environments. AWS and VMware have developed a deep, unique relationship to enable VMware-based workloads to run on the AWS Cloud. Download the ebook to understand how VMware Cloud on AWS can help organizations overcome hybrid cloud adoption.

 

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Cloud is a new normal in today’s IT industry. One of the most challenging steps required to deploy an application infrastructure in the cloud involves the physics of moving data in and out of it.  

Cloud Data Migration moves existing on-premises data to a new cloud storage location in batches, increments and streams. AWS offers a suite of tools to help you move data via networks, roads and technology partners to make it very easy to bring your backups and archives into the cloud.

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AWS-Managed Cloud Data Migration Tools

 

Organizations are considering moving applications to the cloud to retire their technical debt and modernize their current IT infrastructure for future needs. To take advantage of the benefits of AWS Cloud, organizations can adopt a phase driven migration strategy, whether it is a typical 3 tier web application, nightly batch process or complex backend processing workflow, most applications can be moved to the cloud. Read the ebook on Migrating to AWS: Best Practices and Strategies to understand the five-phases of cloud migration and how to design, migrate and validate applications.

Run SAP on AWS to accelerate your digital transformation. AWS can help you move faster, operate more securely, and save substantial costs; all while benefitting from the scale and performance of the cloud. Download the whitepaper to understand why customers are deploying SAP on AWS.

Run Windows on AWS to help you build, deploy, scale, and manage Microsoft applications quickly, easily, more securely and more cost-effectively. With AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, also known as AWS Microsoft AD, built on actual Microsoft Active Directory, it does not require you to synchronize or replicate data from your existing Active Directory to the cloud.

Read the 451 research paper on Why Cloud is the Perfect Platform to run Microsoft Workloads and IDG Research on how to future-proof your Microsoft apps using AWS.

Download the ebook: The Benefits of Running Microsoft Workloads on AWS and learn why customers are deploying their enterprise applications on the cloud.

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AWS offers a broad range of databases purpose-built for your specific application use cases. Our fully managed database services include relational databases for transactional applications, non-relational databases for internet-scale applications, a data warehouse for analytics, an in-memory data store for caching and real-time workloads, and a graph database for building applications with highly connected data. If you are looking to migrate your existing databases to AWS, the AWS Database Migration Service makes it easy and cost effective to do so.

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Gartner Research positions Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems.

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