Cloud Readiness

Cloud Readiness

Determining your business needs and how the Cloud can help you be more productive and efficient can be a confusing and time-consuming task. PCM Canada offers a variety of services and engagements to help start your journey to the cloud:

PCM Canada Cloud Readiness Assessment

PCM specialists at PCM Canada will deploy a variety of tools to analyze and inventory your data center environment, including:

  • A complete technical analysis of your hardware
  • Diagnostic of your server operating systems
  • Workload analysis
  • Reports detailing your existing cloud usage
  • Cost estimates of migrating to Microsoft Azure

The Cloud Readiness Assessment is the critical first step to implementing a cloud solution and will form the foundation of your cloud migration strategy.

Total Cloud Migration Strategy

As your trusted advisor, we will tailor a cloud migration strategy that specifically addresses your environment. Upon completion of the Cloud Readiness Assessment, our experts will formulate cloud technology roadmap that carves out a clear path to cloud enablement. The migration strategy will provide critical information and expand on the Cloud Readiness Assessment, which includes:

  • How many Software as a Service (SaaS) applications are utilized in your current environment
  • Current Server OS landscape
  • Which on premise servers/applications are viable candidates to move to the cloud
  • Sample costs of Microsoft Azure
  • Appropriate next steps and costs estimates of the cloud migration

Interactive Workshops

Developed by Microsoft and facilitated by our trained specialists at PCM Canada, our Customer Immersion Experience (CIE) goes beyond a traditional product demo.

The hands-on simulation for IT professionals allows you to interactively explore how the Office Productivity Suite and Microsoft EMS systems can enable your business to excel through easier, open communication and collaboration.

Our three to five day seminars cover the most pressing questions necessary to enable you to make the best decisions for your cloud, including:

  • Day-to-day end user scenarios showing the maturity of the integration between various products with a Cloud OS overview.
  • A Microsoft Azure Technical Overview highlighting the many benefits of the Azure system
  • Identity Management to ensure the protection of your sensitive data
  • Data Loss Prevention tactics that ensure accurate storage and disaster recovery systems are in place
  • Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) & Mobile Device Management (MDM) Strategies to ensure that your workforce remains connected, wherever they are
  • How to establish your cloud infrastructure and sort out your hosting options

If you've been questioning the benefits of moving to a cloud platform, get in touch with a certified cloud specialist at PCM Canada to register for a Cloud Readiness Assessment today where we can walk you through everything your business needs to be successful with the cloud