How to Migrate applications to the cloud

Building #Cloud and #Applications on #Cloud is only half a journey , biggest issues surface as we traverse the last 10% which is #Migration and #Handoff to #Operations ?

Questions like #Coexistence ,#NewOnM models and #Processes reengineering required to address following challenges:
a. Theoretically zero downtime by building E2E Architecture e.g UPF pool
b. Delivery pipeline for migration through unified tools solving touching every NE one by one an improve TTM
c. Service consistency automatic verification between Cloud and Legacy
d. 5 9’s reliability and TSR gold standard security

Customers expect #partners who offer #Operational tools and services optimized for
1) E2E whole solution support ownership in MVI
2) SPOC support services
3) Tools and Platform services specially on PaaS and NFVO to co-develop
4) Cloud assurance services specially for #business readiness , #Transition , #TaaS ,#Solution emergency support and CSR

And Partner must work with #Telco to #remodel processes starting with
1) Incident handling for L1
2) Config management supporting multi layers
3) Change management with focus on scaling , SDN and Policy enforcement
4) Release management supporting #devops viz staging to prod


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Saad Sheikh

I am a Senior Architect with a passion to architect and deliver solutions addressing business adoption of the Cloud and Automation/Orchestration covering both Telco and IT Applications industry. My work in carrier Digital transformation involve Architecting and deploying Platforms for both Telco and IT Applications including Clouds both Open stack and container platforms, carrier grade NFV ,SDN and Infra Networking , DevOps CI/CD , Orchestration both NFVO and E2E SO , Edge and 5G platforms for both Consumer and Enterprise business. On DevOps side i am deeply interested in TaaS platforms and journey towards unified clouds including transition strategy for successful migration to the Cloud Please write to me on

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