A Comparison of On-Premise to Cloud Migration Approaches [chapter]

Claus Pahl, Huanhuan Xiong, Ray Walshe
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
While cloud computing has certainly gained attention, the potential for increased uptake of the technology is still large. As a consequence, how to move and migrate to the cloud is an unanswered question for many organisations. Gaining an understanding of cloud migration processes from on-premise architectures is our aim here. For this purpose, we look at three provider-driven case studies based on the common three layers of cloud computing: Infrastructure (IaaS), platform (PaaS) and software
more » ... aaS) as a service. These shall be complemented by a fourth, independent systems integration perspective. We extract common migration process activities for the layer-specific processes and discuss commonalities, differences and open issues. The results presented are based on expert interviews and focus groups held with major international cloud solution providers and independent consultants.
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40651-5_18 fatcat:smlhilqzrrg5rahmnh3n5j7tuq