Cloud Migration & Modernization for Apps & Infrastructure: Advisory, Implementation & Managed Services

Kyndryl Inc.

Consulting services for source discovery, landing zone design and build, migration and modernization for compute, AIX, databases, storage, SAP, and application containerization and container migration

Kyndryl Cloud Migration & Modernization for Apps & Infrastructure services are aligned to accomplish a client’s business strategy and transformation goals of adopting Azure cloud.

Technologies & Use Cases Supported:

  • x86 Workloads and AIX LPARs – Lift & shift, OS upgrades and OS re-platform
  • Mainframe Workloads – Move to Azure and/or modernize with Azure
  • Databases – Migration of Azure PaaS, DB upgrades and DB re-platform
  • Storage – Data migration to Azure Files, NetApp, and archival to Blob Storage
  • SAP and Oracle Systems – Lift & shift, technical migrations and managed services
  • Application containerization and migrating existing containers to AKS / Red Hat OpenShift

Migration / Modernization Phases Covered:

  • Discovery – Collect source landscape data to understand application business usage, application affinities / dependencies and define a migration / modernization plan
  • Azure Landing Zone Design – Leverage reusable assets, reference architectures and blueprints to define an Enterprise landing zone design based on client network, security, compliance and architecture requirements
  • Azure Landing Zone Build – Build standard, scalable and secure cloud platform across private, public and hybrid cloud models
  • Migrate / Modernize – Define detailed event plan, execute the migration / modernization event and stand ready for hyper-care support
  • Manage – Secure mission-critical monitoring, management and support services with defined SLA's worldwide

Client Business Challenges:

  • Need help to build cloud & technology strategy – define which solutions fit their cloud adoption / digital transformation goals
  • Need migration & modernization approach that is scalable, repeatable (including references architecture, solution blueprints), and integrated toolsets to support a migration / modernization project
  • Lack ability to dynamically scale expert IT resources quickly to orchestrate multiple technologies across hybrid environments
  • Need to respond quickly and seamlessly to automatically scale up and down IT capacity safely and securely to business demands
  • Need the “know-how” to adopt the complexities involved in migrating to a public cloud environment, due to technical debt and legacy system complexity preventing digital transformation

Kyndryl Value Proposition:

  • Kyndryl delivery personnel are experts in Azure public / private cloud environments, providing implementation services for all sizes & workload complexities
  • Our method is aligned with the Azure Cloud Adoption Framework to deliver repeatable, predictable results and to scale up and down based on client baseline volumes and complexity
  • Kyndryl leverages state-of-the-art automation to reduce risk, costs and effort across all phases of a migration and modernization project
  • We leverage an Agile delivery approach to partner with clients for delivery of the projects
  • Kyndryl’s services are Flexible and Modular – i.e., our solutions are tailored to client needs – ranging from supporting the full scope to supporting selected phases of the migration / modernization lifecycle

Terms, conditions, duration, and pricing are custom to each engagement. Please contact us to discuss a solution to meet your business needs. Offer availability may be limited in some countries.

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