By Jim Greene
Managing a Cloud Migration with CenturyLink
Migration to the cloud doesn't have to be complicated. At CenturyLink®, we understand the importance of easing the complexity involved with migrating platforms.
Helping customers migrate from their legacy platform to CenturyLink Cloud is designed to facilitate a smooth, effortless, and cost-effective transition between service platforms using the best delivery methods.
Cloud Application Manager facilitates customer IT transformation by using a best-practices approach to orchestrate the delivery of infrastructure, applications and services across multiple clouds. Its key component is Managed Services Anywhere, which includes monitoring, patching and remote administration via automation and may be deployed on any cloud environment. With access to CenturyLink's 365x24x7 Global Operations Support Center, you’ll also spend less time on IT management while our experienced and accountable Managed Services teams manage tasks, minimize failures and downtime, and help you save on operational costs.
The following guide can help you through the important steps and criteria for a successful migration to the cloud.
Assess your existing situation
It's important to take stock of existing infrastructure, licensing, staffing, and hardware capabilities and limitations. When it comes to migration, this step goes beyond assessing the state of the physical equipment – it means getting a holistic perspective of your...