According to the survey conducted by an organization on Cloud Migration Failures nearly more than 50% of the cloud migrations have been a failure. One of the primary reasons for failure had been the fact there were no tangible business cases for Migration. While cloud is the future the objective of the CIOs should not be to migrate to the future without a ROI. Every Cloud Migration must have a clear business case for migration, and it is usually driven by a good template for ROI.
The complexity of the cloud migration ROI depends on the needs of the business and context of the migration program. Migration ROI starts with the understanding of the development, staging and production environment footprint of deployment. The current size of the server, storage and network along with the utilization details of software versions and operational tools for monitoring, management and deployment. It is also imperative to understand the SLA, SLA breaches and the reason for breaches.
It is important to understand the security defence, uptime requirement vis a vis current uptime and so on. The application inventory level assessment including the complete application level including the services mapping as well must be considered. While lift and shift may not give a complete ROI the analysis of why, what and how the migration has to be done. ROI for Migration of application consists of the following Caveats.
1. Application Inventory Estate Level Assessment
a) Sample Application Assessment
b) Full Application Estate Assessment
c) Application Migration Approach
2. Service Level and Operational Level Assessment
a) Current Infrastructure and Operational Costs
b) Current state of Architecture – Quality and Requirements
c) Current Operational Model and Processes
i. Incident, Change, Problem and Request Management Process
3. Application Services and Migration Framework
a) Migration Factory Architecture and Approach
4. Common Services and Operational Framework
a) Cloud Operating Model
5. Calculate Application TCO and Common Services TCO separate
Building the Business Case
- Define the Strategic Objectives
- Outline the Success Criteria
- Identity Qualitative and Quantitative benefits
- Deliver Executive Presentation
Qualitative benefits include Agility, Developer Efficiency, Ease of recruitment and so on.
Quantitative benefits include Infrastructure costs, FTE costs, Licensing Costs, Seat Costs , Feature release frequency etc
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