Take the first step in your Cloud Journey with this 2-8 week engagement.
Rackspace Professional Services Consultants will assess your current application estate and infrastructure platform to determine the appropriate strategy for moving your workloads to the cloud. Rackspace will provide a Cloud Readiness report that will provide actionable data to determine the appropriate road map and high level Azure platform design. You may also choose to execute a proof-of-concept to test workload performance using your specific parameters and receive an unbiased view of costs and capabilities of the Azure that meet your requirements. Engagement cost is dependent on size and complexity of the environment, number of servers to migrate, etc. Engagement length is dependent on the size and complexity of your environment.
Key deliverables: Strategy assessment: The certified experts at Rackspace evaluate your overall business drivers, objectives and the current state of your IT organization, then evaluate your in-house capabilities, processes, technology, toolsets and culture to determine application workload feasibility in the cloud. Application, infrastructure and network analysis: Leveraging discovery templates and tools to catalog your existing applications, infrastructure and network architecture, an optimal cloud strategy is designed with this data, prioritizing workloads and applications for cloud migration. Target platform mapping: We will determine which cloud platform fits your overall cloud adoption strategy and designs a high-level target infrastructure and cloud platform architecture. These designs accommodate your security and risk requirements. TCO analysis: Rackspace performs a cost modeling exercise estimating your future cloud consumption based on existing workloads, and comparing overall costs between your current IT spend and future cloud consumption. Deployment strategy: The experts at Rackspace provide you with a detailed deployment strategy for all applications that are in scope, along with a proposal for future phases.