Cloud Migration: A phased approach enables success

Do you find yourself asking “What is so great about the cloud?” Keep reading.

Your company’s data and workloads are your most important assets. Migrating to the cloud enables you to: cloud-migration

  • Keep your data safe and secure
  • Maintain cost-effective storage plans
  • Scale and grow with flexibility and agility
  • Save time on implementations
  • Leverage reliable, globally available services
  • Consolidate and/or rationalize infrastructure

Understanding the benefits is easy. The tricky part is how to get started.

CopperHill can help you identify key business drivers for migration and present strategies for planning and executing a cloud migration. As an AWS Select Consulting Partner, we use the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework to help you build a business case and determine the best approach for your business.


Our Phased Approach to Cloud Migration Ensures Success

Phase 1 - preparation and planning

Phase I: Migration Preparation and Business Planning

Determine the right objects and begin to get an idea of the types of benefits you will see.


Phase 2 - Discovery and planning

Phase II: Portfolio Discovery and Planning

Understand your IT portfolio, the dependencies between applications, and begin to consider what types of migration strategies you will need to employ to meet your business case objectives.


Phases 3 and 4 - Design, Migration, Validation


Phases III & IV: Designing, Migrating, and Validating Application
Design, migrate, and validate each application, focusing on the individual application level and you instead of the portfolio.



Phase 5 - Operate

Phase V: Operate

Iterate on your new foundation, turn off old systems, and constantly move toward a modern operating model as applications are migrated.


If you have any questions on cloud migration or how we can help you, please contact us.