With the huge adoption of cloud, IT leaders are under pressure to meet the rapid rate of change in the market. Many organisations with investments in business-critical applications, data centres platforms or networks may be resilient to cloud transformation. However, remaining with these legacy systems can compromise organisation agility. Given the complexity of the current business landscape organisations need to adopt a well-planned, structured approach to cloud transformation, considering; legacy and modern infrastructure, cloud architectures, evolving best practices and business models, and increasing market demands.
Reasons why businesses migrate to the cloud:
- Cost effective
- Connectivity & Choice
- Collaboration and Co-ordination
The cloud transformation journey can be challenging for any business, creating change within your organisation requires panning, hard work and patience. Purple offer independent cloud consultancy services across; strategy, procurement, migration and adoption. Our consultants have a deep knowledge and understanding of major private and shared cloud platforms and years of experience helping organisations utilise the cloud. If done correctly cloud enablement can assist in organisations transforming their business, allowing to be more flexible, increase collaboration, greater security and disaster recovery.
Firstly, our consultants will work with you to understand your business challenges and needs. They will speak to various stakeholders across the business, from decision makers, right the way through to your end users. Purple will map out the technical requirements of your workload and application portfolio, including; architecture, performance, security, cost, availability and integration. Aligning your business and technical requirements of your central IT.
Furthermore, we will help you operationalise you cloud strategy with a clear cloud transformation roadmap. We will work with your internal project team to help you understand the organisational talent and process gaps that need to be filled in order to transform your business.
Purple’s RFP Service offering provides:
- Development of RFP materials
- Facilitation of the RFP process
- Creation of a scoring/evaluation criteria weighted to your business requirements
- Management of vendors during the process
- Management of the evaluation, selection and contracting of vendors
- An objective and measurable approach to evaluate compliance to client requirements
- Contract negotiation and due diligence assistance.
Cloud Implementation and Migration
Purple’s consultants specialise in ensuring Cloud Transformations are pragmatic, realistic and delivered successfully. Our project management resource will work alongside your internal project team to ensure that the cloud migration remains within budget and time frames.
We will work beside you to ensure you have in place a well-designed change management programme including;
- Clear targets and measures
- Appropriate training and support
- Sharing best practices
- Organisation’s processes and practices and documented in the Purple Process library