Will the Cloud Cost you More?

Original Publish Date 07/30/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj The common perception, and 5 things that may make you change your mind. There is a common assumption that migrating to the cloud means saving costs over on-premises technology. But those who jump in blind can be in for a rude surprise when the bill arrives.  On-prem is … Continue reading Will the Cloud Cost you More?

Data Migration: How to Successfully Move Data to Modern Systems

Original Publish Date 07/24/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj From Microsoft  A recent Accenture survey of IT executives showed that 58 percent of respondents experienced two to three major IT outages over the past decade. Cloud migration can help prevent outages, increase security protections, and cut costs.   The BlueSilverShift perspective  A successful move starts with thorough data migration planning. Scope, existing infrastructure and data, and the architecture of the data in a … Continue reading Data Migration: How to Successfully Move Data to Modern Systems

An Azure Migration Story: Modernizing Legacy Systems

Original Publish Date 07/09/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj In a world where technological advances are being made at a seemingly ever-faster rate, it can feel daunting to keep up. The pressure to upgrade computer systems and software can seem like a costly, frustrating, even futile task. It can be tempting to stake a claim in a … Continue reading An Azure Migration Story: Modernizing Legacy Systems

Six Key Steps to Good Cloud Governance

Original Publish Date 07/05/2019 By //  by Craig Slack Ghostwritten by Teresa Stolarskyj Governance. A word that can make a policy maker’s heart sing, but that generally strikes fear (or at least avoidance) into the rest of us. Cloud governance is a bit different though, and as I wrote previously, needs to be a key component of … Continue reading Six Key Steps to Good Cloud Governance