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A Strong Foundation For Scalability and Sustainable Value.

Nordcloud’s 100% cloud heritage means we’re known for developing Cloud strategies that deliver on business objectives.

Having a cloud strategy in place is pivotal in executing a successful cloud transformation and to be able to realise the full benefits of the cloud. It defines the high-level objectives of how to drive business value using cloud technologies – think agility, time to market, cost, innovation, data driven client interactions and more. It also sets up businesses to measure outcomes.
A clear strategy provides organisations with a foundation for internal communication and stakeholder buy-in at all levels and outlines the steps to be taken. Think of cloud strategy as both your map and your compass to success.

Why Nordcloud for cloud strategy?

Faster time to market

We’re cloud pioneers with 100% cloud heritage. Our approach to strategy is rooted in helping you modernise your IT landscape and organisation, using agile processes and easily replicable foundations.

You see better, faster results with cloud natives guiding your journey.

More customer value

We’re commercially focused, so our strategies focus on using best-practice methods and technologies that help you maximise the cost savings and value potential of the cloud.

From vision to executable actions, from technology to training, from design to DevOps, you get the strategy needed to energise your teams and delight your customers.

Objective advice

We’re a leading partner for all 3 public cloud platforms – Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services.

Because we’re platform neutral, you get impartial advice that accounts for your entire tech stack – and is based on your best interests.

Cloud transformation strategy FAQ.

What is a cloud transformation strategy?

A cloud transformation strategy is a comprehensive plan that outlines the process of migrating an organisation’s IT infrastructure, applications, and data to the cloud. It involves assessing current systems, selecting appropriate cloud services, and defining a roadmap for successful migration.

Why is a cloud transformation strategy important?

A cloud transformation strategy is important because it helps businesses leverage the benefits of cloud computing, such as scalability, cost-efficiency, and improved agility. It enables organisations to optimise their IT operations, enhance security, and unlock new opportunities for innovation and growth.

How do I develop a cloud transformation strategy?

Developing a cloud transformation strategy involves several key steps: assessing current infrastructure, identifying business goals, evaluating cloud service providers, creating a migration plan, defining security measures, ensuring data compatibility, and establishing a governance framework for ongoing management and optimisation.

What are the potential challenges of cloud transformation?

Cloud transformation may involve challenges like data security concerns, integration complexities, application compatibility issues, employee resistance, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Proper planning, stakeholder involvement, and a phased approach can help mitigate these challenges effectively.

How does cloud transformation impact cost savings?

Cloud transformation can lead to cost savings through reduced hardware and infrastructure expenses, optimised resource allocation, pay-as-you-go pricing models, and economies of scale offered by cloud providers. It allows organisations to shift from capital expenditure (CapEx) to operational expenditure (OpEx) and achieve greater cost efficiency.

What are the key considerations when developing a cloud transformation strategy?

When developing a cloud transformation strategy, it’s essential to consider factors such as the organisation’s specific goals and requirements, the readiness of existing applications for cloud migration, data migration and integration challenges, security and compliance needs, vendor selection criteria, and the potential impact on the organisation’s employees and workflows. A thorough analysis of these considerations ensures a well-defined and successful cloud transformation strategy.

How does cloud transformation impact scalability?

Cloud transformation enables businesses to scale their IT resources up or down rapidly based on demand. With cloud services, organisations can easily allocate additional storage, computing power, or network capacity as needed, allowing for enhanced scalability and flexibility to accommodate changing business requirements.

What are the benefits of cloud transformation for small businesses?

Cloud transformation offers small businesses access to enterprise-level IT infrastructure, cost-effective scalability, improved collaboration and remote work capabilities, simplified IT management, enhanced data backup and disaster recovery, and the ability to focus on core business activities instead of IT maintenance.

How can a cloud strategy drive digital transformation for an organisation?

A cloud strategy can drive digital transformation by enabling organisations to leverage cloud-based technologies and services to innovate, modernise legacy systems, enhance customer experiences, improve operational efficiency, adopt new business models, and leverage emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). By embracing the cloud, organisations can transform their business processes, become more agile, and stay competitive in the digital era.

What factors should be considered when selecting a service provider for a cloud transformation strategy?

When selecting a cloud service provider for a cloud transformation strategy, factors like reliability, security measures, data privacy policies, compliance certifications, service-level agreements (SLAs), pricing models, scalability, geographical presence, and the provider’s experience in supporting similar transformations should be considered. Conducting thorough evaluations and due diligence helps in choosing the right cloud partner for successful transformation.

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Ilja Summala
Ilja’s passion and tech knowledge help customers transform how they manage infrastructure and develop apps in cloud.
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