This is the fourth installment of Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure blog series. In the last three posts we provided an introduction to Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure, strategizing your move to the cloud, and planning and readying your move into the cloud. In this installment, we will talk about migrating workloads and innovation with building net-new workloads….
In the last installment of Microsoft’s Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure blog series, we talked about strategizing your move to the cloud – more specifically the motivations, desired business outcomes, and critical first cloud adoption project. This post will discuss the Planning and Ready phases of the Cloud Adoption Framework. Links in each section connect you with useful tools, resources,….
A more pointed title for this post could be Strategizing your move to the cloud with Azure’s Cloud Adoption Framework – but that’s a little wordy. As promised in last month’s blog post, we’re taking a deeper dive into Azure’s Cloud Adoption Framework. In this post, we begin to decouple the strategy component of the Cloud Adoption Framework, drilling into….
As a One Commercial Partner Cloud Solution Architect, I work with many of Microsoft’s federal and private sector partners. Many times, we are asked by our partners, “How do we help our customers begin their journey to the cloud?” The answer? The Cloud Adoption Framework! What is the Cloud Adoption Framework? The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure is proven….
Microsoft Partners who build next generation applications and/or deliver services to the public sector are adopting the cloud to become more agile and save money. At the same time, public sector agencies feel the need to digitally transform and innovate. To accomplish this transformation, it is up to the partner engineering teams to deliver these high-quality services. Given the citizen-customer….
Microsoft partners who build next-generation applications in Microsoft Azure Government and/or deliver services on the platform must focus on keeping data safe and limiting access to authorized users. They need to ensure compliance with FedRAMP, the government’s program to provide a standardized approach to cloud security, enabling “Agencies to rapidly adapt from old, insecure legacy IT to mission-enabling, secure, and….
Azure Government Cloud takes advantage of multi-layered security provided by Microsoft across its physical datacenters, infrastructure, and operations in Azure. It delivers solutions that allow your customers to benefit from the state-of-the-art security delivered in Azure Government data centers. You can rely on a purpose-built cloud with security controls integrated into the hardware and firmware components, as well as added….
Mani Ramachandran, Partner Technical Architect Government agencies are at a crossroads. Governments today often rely on a patchwork of systems to address their complex needs, which span citizen services, community outreach, field service, project management, and financial oversight. Cloud technology gives big government a way to stay competitive—and stay relevant—in an expanding world of big business. Agencies no longer have….
With Microsoft’s announcement of new Azure Government services, fresh mission scenarios for government agencies have opened up that were not possible before. For partners with a focus on public-sector industry and who have an interest in expanding public sector business through areas like data platform modernization and cloud infrastructure & management, they may find value in the following services and….