Being the First Technology Group's AWS center of excellence, First Horizon is key to the First Technology Group’s multi-cloud strategy. We have a highly skilled team of experts to help you on your cloud journey, regardless of you current level of adoption.
Being part of the largest privately-owned IT company in South Africa, gives us access to world-leading brands to complement your AWS experience. Click on the button below to get your free migration assessment booked today.
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CLOUD ADOPTION JOURNEY
7 Steps to cloud
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You can migrate any workload – applications, websites, databases, storage, physical or virtual servers – and even entire data centers from an on-premise environment, hosting facility, or other public cloud to AWS. Every step along the way, you can leverage AWS’s years of experience to build your organizational, operational, and technical capabilities, so that you can gain business benefits faster.
Our 7 steps
To a successful migration
Our proven migration process will minimize the risk and make your migration journey hassle-free. We work with our customers by conducting a cloud readiness assessment to identify applications that should, or could, be migrated to the cloud. We will assist in evaluating workloads with the AWS migration strategy best suited.
Our team of experts will manage your workload migration, after which we will conduct a well-architected review and remediate any high-risk issues identified.
Start with a single, meaningful workload to gain confidence in the AWS offering, and to assess cost-effectiveness and manageability. We will assist in cut-over and go-live procedures, and validate workloads during the commissioning process.
We will conduct a free cloud readiness assessment to identify workloads that should or could be migrated to the cloud
Our team of expert architects will assist you in:
Evaluating workloads earmarked for migration
Plan migration based to the AWS well architected design principles
Decide on best migration tools for your workloads
Develop detailed project plan
Post-deployment we conduct an audit on the new instance, based on the AWS well-architected framework, covering the following topics:
We will assist with the mediation of any high risk items identified, funded up to $5000 per workload.
Our team of experts will assist with planning your migration for any of the following migration strategies.
Retain / Revisit
Re-factor / Re-architect
Our total cloud management solution will automate your:
Total cost of ownership analysis
Improved security posture
We offer various monitoring solutions to effectively manage and monitor your workloads.
It ranges from fully outsourced remote management services, Security Event and Incident Management, or assisting with the implementation of products of your own choice.
We offer a wide range of technical support:
Cloud disaster recovery solutions
Backup and archiving solutions