Putting this decade plus of experience into practice, some enterprises are now reassessing workload decisions. “Cloud Repatriation” is broadly defined as shifting workloads from public cloud to private cloud services or back to proprietary data center environments. Cloud Repatriation can be an act of optimization or a reaction to poor results due to suboptimal cloud architectures and/or migrations. Additionally, in a worst-case scenario, the business may consider knee jerk changes to their cloud and workload strategies for a short-term fix that can result in a stalled or failed workload migration strategy. These situations illustrate the value of comprehensive workload evaluations as part of a cloud strategy which predictably delivers the expected performance, security and financial results.
Among the key criteria for workload evaluations:
Additional help is available for workload management
Best in class cloud providers today are offering services based upon industry standard infrastructure, hypervisors, and control panels that are familiar to your IT staff. These environments smooth migration and offer automated layers of control for the addition or removal of resources, environment configuration and even provide compliant back-up and business continuity tools.
The single console delivers workload automation and cost optimization
IT complexity can be reduced with a single pane of glass interface and control plane with built-in tools and plugins to simplify setup and management of environments:
A competent and experienced extension to your workload management staff
Your cloud provider partner should offer the offer tools, services and assistance to help design a workload plan that will deliver predictable business and economic benefits. A joint effort with your trusted provider should include assistance with migrating your workloads and applications. Most often the cloud provider should have the industries best and most experienced team and latest tools and systems to assist and optimize your cloud and workload migration efforts.
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