Cloud Strategy: Workshop 2-3 days

ISmile Technologies Cloud Strategy 1 day workshop covers the best practices, opportunities and challenges for migrating and operating on cloud. We employ use cases to demonstrate how to maximize your value from cloud and what technologies, tools and partnerships would best benefit you.

Reviewing Corporate Objectives for Migration

  • Discussing the use cases for migrating to cloud
  • Discussing the cost implications of migrating to the cloud
  • Review of existent SLOs and SLAs (internal/external)
  • Review of existent processes and their performance in terms of latency, availability and throughput
  • Discussion of KPIs and SLIs used by the company
  • Discussion of pain points, challenges and the probable risk areas

Assessing the Current State

  • Discuss and review the current infrastructure
  • Review the application stack
  • Review and discuss the Capex/Opex costs involved
  • Review and discuss the DevOps maturity level
  • Review the level of automation and tooling in the organization
  • Discuss the security posture of the organization
  • Discuss disaster recovery and business continuity capability of the organization
  • Review of the compliance and regulatory enforcement in the organization
  • Evaluate compute, storage capacity and constraints
  • Evaluate network topology and access methods
  • Review patch management, directory, IAM systems and authentication situation

Future state analysis

  • Discuss storage and computing required
  • Discuss the cloud operating model to be employed
  • Discuss the desired level of automation and technological requirements
  • Discuss desired security and compliance objectives to be met


  • Discuss the cloud strategy roadmap
  • Discuss cloud migration and optimization strategy
  • Discuss frameworks, methodologies for modernization and cloud transformation

Pre and Post Migration Costings

  • Discuss the best cost strategy for cloud adoption


CTOs, CIOs,  Directors


 7 hours per day


The Cloud Strategy workshop is a two-to-three-day engagement designed to help your organization develop a comprehensive cloud strategy. During the workshop, we'll work with your team to assess your current IT infrastructure, identify opportunities to leverage cloud technologies, and develop a roadmap for migrating to the cloud. The workshop can benefit your organization by improving operational efficiency, increasing scalability and agility, reducing costs, and enhancing overall competitiveness. 

We recommend that a cross-functional team participate in the workshop, including IT leaders, business stakeholders, and anyone responsible for cloud adoption in your organization. This will help ensure that the cloud strategy aligns with your business goals and meets the needs of all stakeholders. 

The outcomes of the workshop will include a comprehensive cloud strategy document, a detailed roadmap for cloud adoption, and an implementation plan that takes into account your organization's unique needs and challenges. You'll also gain a better understanding of the benefits of cloud technology and how it can help you achieve your business goals. 

The cost of the workshop will depend on the size and complexity of your organization, as well as the scope of the engagement. We'll work with you to develop a proposal that outlines the scope of work and the associated costs, so you'll have a clear understanding of the investment required. 

After the workshop, we'll provide ongoing support to help you implement your cloud strategy and migrate your IT infrastructure to the cloud. We can also provide training and support to ensure that your team has the skills and knowledge needed to successfully manage your cloud environment. Additionally, we'll be available to answer any questions or concerns you may have throughout the process. 

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