Cloud Migration Cost Assessment: 6-Weeks

2nd Watch

A six-week assessment analyzing on-premises computing environments, leveraging analytics tools to map current compute use and licenses to the most cost effective solution across the public cloud.

2nd Watch’s Cloud Migration Cost Assessment simplifies and accelerates the path from on-premises to the cloud with instance rightsizing and TCO analysis. Our Cloud Enablement Team evaluates your on-premises IT estate and maps current resources to the most cost-effective solution in the Azure cloud, providing you an estimate of the cost to migrate as well as the ongoing cost of your optimized cloud environment.


  • Week 1-4: Environment Assessment - Identify/connect data sources for environment analysis and review results from data collection period and analyze output

  • Week 5: Cloud Cost Scenario Evaluation - Build simulations and financial scenarios for various cloud architectures and refine development of directional business case with customer

  • Week 6: Summary Report and Migration Recommendations - Create summary report describing potential end state scenarios and their respective TCO and create a proposal for the cost to migrate to Azure based on the optimum cost scenario selected