Cloud migrations include the transitioning of workloads from traditional, on-premise platforms to an expanding marketplace of public and private cloud offerings. While many focus on this, there exists more than just a lift-and-shift opportunity.
While changing the venue of operations for where your applications run may be helpful, the true goal is to target the best opportunities to enable the sort of digitization that transforms how your IT organization meets the demands of the business and the needs of your customers. This process can involve reviewing the 5 R's of digital transformation.
While the 5 R's are often associated with applications, they also apply to other services available in the enterprise. If services associated with Infrastructure are considered in the same manner, cloud based SaaS solutions emerge as key opportunities for transforming your organization.