So you’ve decided you want to move your services to the cloud. Congratulations! That’s a great decision that will help take you and your business and applications to the next level for so many reasons.
However, the cloud migration process can be painful without proper planning, execution, and testing. A survey found that only 27% of respondents were extremely satisfied with their overall cloud migration experience.
On a list of the most common cloud-related pain points, migration comes right after security.
In reality, these points are all related to each other. By having a solid plan and great execution, most of these common problems will be solved before they have the chance to cause you any pain.
To make sure things go well for you, I’ve made this cloud migration checklist to help you avoid common mistakes.
This checklist for cloud migration strategy can be broken down into four main parts:
If you follow each of these steps, it should be a fairly smooth process. Each stage has its own questions to ask and steps to follow. Let’s take a look at each section in more detail.