HCL Azure cloud Transformation- 3 Day Assessment

HCL Technologies

HCL Cloud Transformation services for Next-generation enterprises involves migration to Azure cloud platform with faster Go To Market and achieve innovation with Azure App Modernization services.

HCL has a wealth of experience in delivering the Datacenter & Azure Cloud transformation Assessment covering study of clients current environment, defining Azure Cloud Strategy & Roadmap, defining best practices for migrating workloads to Azure Cloud.

HCL's 3-day transformation Assessment Services on Azure Cloud is based on Microsoft Best practices defined as per Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF). HCL's Cloud Migration Journey spans across 6 phases viz Strategy, Plan, Ready, Adopt, Govern and Manage.

The Overall Assessment delivery would cover activities defined under the "Strategy" & "Plan" phases.

  1. Strategy Phase - Understand motivations, reasons for cloud adoption, a key to developing an effective adoption strategy.
  • Identify desired business outcomes
  • Establish clear business outcomes that align with motivations.
  • Use CAF templates to align stakeholders and decision makers on deciding which outcomes to prioritize.
  • Define business justification - Define business case and a model to project the business impact of cloud adoption strategy.
  1. Plan Phase
    • Take inventory of clients digital estate
    • Catalog all of your workloads, applications, data sources, virtual machines, and other IT assets to determine hosting strategy.
    • Create Cloud Plan - adoption plan by prioritizing workloads based on their business impact and technical complexity.
    • Document the findings showcasing the long term transformational business benefits.

HCL would utilize DPrizm tool built on a ‘Patented Cloud Assessment Framework’ for Technology Suitability, Application Complexity, Demand Elasticity, Availability, Level of Integration, Data Security & Sensitivity etc.

Key Deliverables:

  1. IaaS/PaaS Readiness Index
  2. Application assessment - Re-host (Lift & Shift) or application Modernization services likes of Re-factor, Re-platform, Rearchitect etc.
  3. Target Deployment Model
  4. Migration Complexity Assessment
  5. High Level Migration Plan