Road to Cloud Assessment: 2 week assessment


Crayon Road to Cloud Assessment outlines goals and objectives and assesses workloads to move the cloud.

Crayon understands that sometimes a holistic move to the Azure cloud is not the best option for a company. Crayon Road to Cloud Assessment offers clients the option to choose up to 5 workloads to assess and potentially move to the Azure cloud.

The assessment includes:

Stage 1: Discuss goals and objectives

  • Ensure all relevant stakeholders are aligned with the goals and objectives of the Crayon Cloud by Design solution, and that there is a clear understanding of how said objectives will be achieved.
  • Document the objectives and allocate responsibilities/ownership to the relevant stakeholders.

Cloud Strategy

  • Formulate the scope and begin to build the plan based on key objectives.
  • Start to collate all the information needed to be able to make the correct strategic decision. (This may involve working with third parties and partners.)

Stage 2: Management Process

  • Assess all current policies and processes, and add/amend said policies and processes to facilitate the new cloud technology.​
  • Document, raise awareness, train, and implement new policies and processes.

Data and Workloads

  • Identify all workloads and data that is to be considered for movement to the cloud, and understand its dependencies and the impact of the potential move​.
  • Identify the risks in terms of business impact, cost, end user satisfaction, data encryption, data protection, and governance.