The key challenges with the cloud How To Deal With Problems In The Cloud?

Cloud services are said to become an almost $300B industry this year. Given the scale of adoption worldwide, this is not surprising. Whether it’s just a few services or a full-scale operation, many companies already use the cloud in some way.

The latest technologies offer numerous possibilities to help grow your business and keep you ahead of the competition. But regardless of your stage in the process, or the degree to which you’ve migrated your IT environment, you may still come across some cloud migration problems.

The key challenges with the cloud

Recently, we have asked you, our readers, about your top areas of concern, based on the feedback from our customers. Based on this input, we prepared some resources to help you along #yourcloudjourney.

You can view the results here. We also give some tips on how to deal with the most frequent problems with cloud migration. And you’ll find further resources at the bottom of this post!

infographic on key cloud migration problems and solutions

A brief guide to how you can tackle your most pressing problems with cloud migration (click to view full-size)

Services which will help you with your key cloud migration problems

Keeping track of costs

Check out Azure Cost Management and Azure Advisor to manage budgets and optimize costs.

Ensuring cloud security

Here are some articles from our blog on the subject:

Make sure to also try out Azure Sentinel using AI to offer advanced threat protection. We can help you implement it and take care of the security response for you – check out our Security Operations Centre offering.

Finding the required skills

Use DevOps as the main approach to development and operations. You can read more about it in our series of articles beginning with this post.

Consider a managed services model. It can be an effective way to provide both support and expertise to an organization’s team.

Managing cloud operations

Azure Portal should be your first stop for implementing the necessary processes, such as monitoring or automation.

For compliance, take advantage of Azure Policies to help you operate your services in line with your organization’s regulations and frameworks.

Also, check out our article if you need to integrate with external companies and identity providers.

Further reading

This post is just the essence of the original article on problems with cloud migration, which you can read in full on this page.

We hope this post gives you a good starting point. Remember that moving to the cloud is a journey – so don’t be afraid to change course if you need to. And if you have some gaps in your plan, don’t worry. You can still address them and benefit from your shiny new services.

And, of course, you can always get in touch if you’d like to discuss anything in detail – it’s free!

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