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Your cloud journey, simplified

Forward-thinking organizations know investing in the cloud is critical for long-term growth. But deciding what to migrate requires thorough evaluation and technical knowledge. A successful cloud strategy needs to be driven by your unique business needs and critical workloads.

We’ll modernize and streamline your IT with a diverse cloud portfolio. We’ll design a fully operational and efficient environment that optimizes management, workload placement and interoperability.

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Gain flexibility and performance.

To benefit from the cloud’s agility, stability and self-service, it’s important to remember one size does not fit all. The public cloud isn’t right for every project, and many organizations will continue to rely on their on-premise infrastructure to handle certain workloads.

We’ll help you navigate to the cloud with:

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Extensive cloud services

The cloud is changing how organizations operate in many ways. A range of services provide key information to help you understand how to maximize benefits and minimize risk.

Our services include:

  • Cloud consulting services
  • Cloud readiness assessment
  • Cloud proof of concept
  • Cloud platform alignment

Why Insight for cloud solutions?

Experience, skill and a proven process are necessary to create a successful cloud strategy. Our end-to-end approach will guide you at every stage in your cloud journey. Explore our four-step methodology:

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Step 1: Share best practices.

We’ll explain the technology landscape and show you what’s possible with examples of ideal workload placements from projects we’ve completed for clients.

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Step 2: Discuss challenges.

In order to meet your goals, we get a clear understanding of your entire infrastructure and identify weaknesses and bottlenecks.

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Step 3: Outline cost components.

Custom return-on-investment and total-cost-of-ownership models give you clarity around hardware, software and service investments.

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Step 4: Develop actionable plans.

An actionable road map includes specific recommendations on how to transform your IT and gain the full benefits of the cloud.

Find the right cloud for your business.

Each cloud platform has perks and drawbacks, making it uniquely suited for certain applications. We’ll help you match the right job to the right cloud. Explore your options:

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    Public cloud

    In the public cloud, compute and storage are hosted on external servers and delivered over the internet. Servers are managed by cloud service providers who bill based on usage.

    Benefits include:

    • Scalability — Never run out of space.
    • Cost-effectiveness — Only pay for what you need.
    • Reduced management — Vendors maintain equipment.
    • Simplicity — Remote servers share the workload.
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    Hybrid cloud

    Deploying a hybrid cloud gives you the benefits of both private and public clouds in one integrated solution that helps you do more, on your terms.

    Benefits include:

    • Flexibility of the public cloud
    • Security of a private cloud
    • Control over mission-critical workloads
    • Security extending from on premises to the cloud
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    Private cloud

    A private cloud allows organizations to achieve many of the benefits of a public cloud while maintaining in-house control. Though it's generally less cost-effective and more complex, some organizations prefer the ability to manage their technology completely.

    Benefits include:

    • Ease of scalability
    • Total ownership
    • Control of risk and compliance
    • Virtual machine provisioning and configuration

Reduce costs with as-a-service offerings.

As-a-service models mean you only pay for what you use. Along with increased agility and seamless scalability, outsourcing some of your environment through as-a-service solutions relieves your IT burden — as vendors manage the technology while you get all of the benefits.

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    Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

    Businesses are facing pressure to move faster while staying within budget. Instead of buying and managing expensive hardware, IaaS allows you to use and configure virtual hardware in the cloud.

    Quickly respond to organizational needs by accessing cloud-backed IaaS. On-demand scalability gives you a competitive edge, cuts cost and streamlines your workflow. You manage applications and data while your vendor handles virtualized servers, storage and networking.

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    Platform as a Service (PaaS)

    Bundling your entire platform and offering it on a pay-by-use model frees your IT team to focus on innovation. With PaaS, you can launch new applications without worrying about creating the underlying infrastructure that supports them.

    Instead of adding resources to manage new technology, vendors provide the storage, servers, network, operating system, middleware and more.

Leverage deep partner relationships.

With Insight, your analytics, computing, networking and storage solutions are all in one place. Our architects and consultants partner with industry leaders to migrate your business seamlessly to the cloud.

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Choosing Between Private and Public Clouds

No organization should migrate to the cloud without assessing every moving part of the journey. Learn three high-level steps you can take to help ensure cloud success.

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Find your place in the cloud.

We’ll match the right cloud platform to your unique needs. Connect with a specialist to find out how we can help you boost performance, mobility and security.

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