Fast-track innovation with Cloud Modernisation
Accelerate cloud adoption, enhance business value and remain ahead of the competition with our proven methodology and expertise.
Reasons why your business needs Cloud Modernisation
Technical complexities, scalability challenges and employee skill gaps can make cloud adoption more time-consuming and resource-intensive than it needs to be. Lumen Cloud Modernisation streamlines the process so you can upgrade infrastructure and applications to enjoy cloud efficiencies at scale.
Align cloud strategy with long-term vision
Implement a systematic cloud adoption journey centered around your business goals. Choose the right cloud services and resources that anticipate future needs.
Experience uninterrupted business operations with asset tracking, phased migration and advanced contingency planning. Ensure data governance, security and management are incorporated at every step.
Enhance migration efficiency
Automate cloud adoption with pre-engineered technology and cloud-agnostic expertise. Our cloud engineers can help with everything — from cloud infrastructure migration to application modernisation, cloud data transfers and more.
Transform DevOps practices
Change the way you build and deploy applications to experience the full benefit of moving to the cloud. Implement repeatable processes, automate repetitive work and create reliable and resilient systems that support continuous improvement.
Seamless digital transformation from start to finish
Dedicated cloud consultants provide hands-on experience, recommendations and roadmaps for risk-free and cost-effective cloud modernisation — even in complex environments.
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What are Lumen Cloud Modernisation services?
Lumen Cloud Modernisation services include complete support for all your cloud adoption projects. We can assist with monolith applications to microservices redesign, data movement between hybrid, public or multi-cloud environments, infrastructure upgrades and more. Our cloud experts work side by side with you to accelerate innovation and reduce operational costs. Our services include:
- Cloud environment setup and configurations
- Cloud governance strategy and consulting
- Data sources consolidation for improved analytics
- Server-based migration transfers (V2V, P2V, P2P)
- Data migrations like sync, replication, portable storage and file transfers
- Application rationalisation and redevelopment.
Confidently move your on-prem or co-location infrastructure to the cloud without interrupting business or impacting customer experience. The possibilities are endless!
How does Lumen Cloud Modernisation work?
Your Lumen cloud modernisation journey begins with a consultation call where we discuss your specific requirements. Our team then works to understand your existing IT infrastructure. We collect data through physical audits, workshops, team meetings, automated tools and inventory compilation.
Next, we design the cloud solution you require, including consultancy on which cloud provider is best for your needs. Our experienced technical leads consider all factors that impact modernisation — like business requirements, current and future requirements and technical dependencies. We then execute the project in the shortest possible timeframe — ensuring minimal downtime, reduced manual efforts and maximum ROI.
Beyond that we also assist existing AWS/Azure customers with cloud optimisation so they can take full advantage of the hyperscale platforms and features to achieve optimal business performance and IT agility.
Cloud Modernisation FAQs
What is cloud modernisation?
Cloud modernisation is the process of moving an organisation’s self-managed application, infrastructure, data and other IT resources to the cloud. Organisations have been running legacy systems from on-prem data centers and co-location facilities for years. As a result, they may have hundreds of applications, databases and system software running on-site. Cloud modernisation shifts these workloads to cloud provider managed infrastructure in a non-disruptive manner. A cloud modernisation strategy helps you prioritise workloads, as well as test and plan a systematic approach to moving your operations to the cloud.
Cloud modernisation doesn’t stop at cloud migration. It goes beyond that to help you maximise the benefits you can derive from the cloud. It includes consultation on adopting cloud-native business software or establishing cloud-native development practices. It also goes through AI, AR/VR, machine learning and other technologies you can access from the cloud as a fully managed service. Reducing cloud costs and enhancing cloud security are also part of the equation.
Why is cloud modernisation important?
Cloud modernisation is essential to remain competitive in the current digital landscape. Companies that embrace cloud infrastructure can experiment, try out new ideas and rapidly create unique solutions using existing building blocks in the cloud. Benefits include:
- Significant cost savings by removing the need to maintain on-premises hardware and infrastructure.
- Efficiency despite fluctuating demand, as cloud resources automatically scale up or down based on usage.
- Rapid development and deployment of new applications that harness the full power of the cloud.
- Greater flexibility to adopt practices like remote work without compromising security.
You only pay for the cloud services you need on a pay-per-use basis. You can significantly reduce IT operational costs while taking advantage of many pre-built tools and services that allow for cutting-edge technology adoption.
What are the types of cloud modernisation?
At its core, cloud modernisation is about updating and transforming IT processes, infrastructure and applications to leverage the power and flexibility of cloud technologies. Types of modernisation projects include:
Businesses upgrade their hardware, network and storage resources to optimise costs, improve scalability and increase performance. With cloud technology, infrastructure can be provisioned on-demand, allowing businesses to be more agile and responsive to market changes.
Cloud-based platforms provide a managed environment where businesses can build, deploy and scale applications more rapidly and efficiently. Platform as a service (PaaS) allows you to manage the entire application lifecycle — from development to deployment and monitoring — in a cohesive environment for enhanced efficiency.
This involves updating or replacing legacy software with cloud-native applications, or refactoring existing applications to leverage cloud capabilities. Cloud-native applications are easily scalable, more resilient and can integrate seamlessly with other cloud services.
Business process modernisation
Cloud technologies can significantly transform business processes, enabling automation, data analytics and AI-driven insights. For instance, cloud-based ERP and CRM systems can streamline operations and provide real-time data insights, facilitating informed decision-making.
The cloud supports remote work and collaboration tools, leading to a shift in workplace culture. Teams can collaborate in real time from any location, fostering innovation and expediting project timelines.
What are the challenges in cloud modernisation?
Cloud modernisation is challenging due to complexities in migrating close-knit applications and data workloads. Legacy systems often have intricate interdependencies that need identification and resolution before any migration can take place. Without proper planning, modernisation can cause unexpected downtime, take longer than anticipated and increase costs and budget.
Security is also paramount when transitioning, and maintaining data privacy and compliance throughout modernisation is challenging.
Ever-evolving cloud technologies result in skill gaps in IT teams — they can have limited cloud knowledge and be focused on meeting business needs. They may be unaware of certain cloud services or configurations that can increase efficiency.
Lumen Cloud Modernisation experts help bridge your skill gaps to plan a secure and efficient transition customised for your business.
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