CLOUD DATA SECURITY CONSULTING & ASSESSMENT
Challenges We Address
It is becoming imperative for companies to adopt cloud for better operational efficiency, but unless this change targets their key business objectives, their efforts would be fruitless. In order to successfully adopt a cloud model, companies must thoroughly understand their current infrastructure and the scope of extension that is required, and then work with a vendor that has the right cloud expertise.
HCL’s Cloud Assessment Methodology
Through HCL’s cloud consulting and assessment services, traditional organizations are able to make the move to cloud-based operations through the use of private, public or hybrid clouds. Our cloud assessment services provide a comprehensive review of technologies and the business and financial implications that form part of moving to the cloud.
- A flexible, customizable and vendor-neutral approach
- We define best practices based on our client’s unique business and IT environments
- We provide a detailed cloud roadmap, which includes milestones and timeframes
- We enable a vertical specific view of cloud adoption within an enterprise
HCL’s CART Tool
HCL’s Cloud Assessment and Readiness Tool (CART) helps customers assess their “cloudability” using a self-analysis approach. The tool utilizes Excel-based workbooks and easy-to-use methodologies for filling data and generating standard and basic cloud readiness assessments within minutes.
What You Can Expect
HCL’s cloud consulting and assessment services :
- Exploration and Discovery (Phase 1)
This phase is primarily concerned with collecting the relevant information on the current environment and workload. A comprehensive analysis of the current environment can be performed only based on the data collected and the understanding derived from this phase.
- Analysis and Modeling (Phase 2)
The actual analysis of the information collected in phase 1 takes place here. The main parameters of analysis include governance, risk, compliance, technical application, feasibility and cost. This phase provides the necessary decision-making inputs for moving workloads to the cloud.
- Suggestions, Recommendations and Roadmaps (Phase 3)
Suggestions and recommendations concerning application migration, cloud design and architecture, governance and compliance, and more, are made in this phase. This gives a clear picture of how to approach cloud implementation in respect to the current environment.
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