Why are the companies migrating into the Cloud?
The cloud adoption has been essential for every business that is looking for an extra in its list. The cloud gives us many benefits like product and services innovation, operational cost minimizing, increase the availability of the services, reduction in the market time, increase the business productivity, security, and scalability, among others.
However, migrate to the cloud is not an easy task and can be complex for any experienced professional. At the same time, it gives an opportunity to plan an entire strategy, redefine and improve business infrastructure.
A great provider is currently considered as a leader in this business sector, just alike Amazon Web Services, which offers a variety of services, that can be used by any kind of company, business or startup.
In our blog AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud, we give you all the information necessary for you to choose the cloud that best suits the needs of your company.
A service that is really useful features and is Amazon Server Migration Service (SMS), which is ideal for:
We already saw how simple it is, but how does it work?
Well, the SMS of Amazon works without installing any agent on the server. It makes replicas of the volumes of our VM, and you save it as an image of Amazon (Amazon AMI) which may already be launched in the Amazon Cloud as an EC2 instance.
The AWS panel management provides every necessary thing for the proper management of your resources, for the servers in the cloud, and for every change you want to program. This could be whether automatically incremental changes updated on virtual machines and/or timetable from time to time.
What operating systems supports?
Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 Windows 7, 8, 10; Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) SUSE / SLES, CentOS, Ubuntu, Oracle Linux, Fedora and Debian operating systems based on Linux.
Currently only virtualized with VMware machines are those that can be migrated to this service from Amazon, however, if you have a virtualized environment Hyper-V or wants to migrate your physical servers, migration could be performed manually.
Considerating a cloud approach for your business is critical in these days. If you are a business owner, a manager, CEO, CTO you should start involving and recognizing the cloud benefits that will potentiate your business.
We also recommend reading Why to choose AWS Cloud for your Web Application? where we tell you because is the best option.