Azure VMware Solution - Implementation - 10 weeks

Brainscale Inc

Leverage BrainScale’s AVS Migration solution to Assess, Plan and Migrate to Azure VMware Solution

###AVS Migration Engagement:

  1. Workshop & Assessment (2 weeks)
  • Understand Business Objectives & motivations for Cloud Adoption
  • Identify Current State & Pain Points
  • Assess your existing digital estate and create a cloud roadmap
  • Discovery: data gathering of IT inventory & utilization
  • Study current network, security design and business continuity plan
  • Target Cloud Sizing & create a Cloud TCO report
  1. Design, Plan, POC (4 weeks)
  • Setup landing zone for AVS environment with Minimum 3 host for Pilot/PoC
  • Setup network communication between On-prem to Azure AVS via express route/VPN
  • Setup VMware HCX connector to On-prem and connect to AVS HCX enterprise. (Create the Compute/Network and mesh profile)
  • Migrate 5 test VMs with Live migration (vMotion) and bulk migration (Replication based) method
  • Test & create POC Outcome Report
  1. Factory based Migration (4 weeks onwards)
  • Create Move Groups of 25 VMs each (or higher based on bandwidth availability for migration)
  • Migrate identified workloads
  • Setup Monitoring & Management services
  • Cutover & Go-Live Support
  • Post Migration Support

Deliverables: Workshop, Assessment, Design, Plan: *Business Case *TCO Report *Landing Zone Architecture Design *Migration Approach & Plan POC & Migrate: *A Production-Ready Landing Zone *5 VMs Test Migration Report *Migrated Workloads

Note: 10 weeks shall include migration of up to 100 VMs only