The Cloud Adoption Playbook (häftad)
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The Cloud Adoption Playbook (häftad)

The Cloud Adoption Playbook

Proven Strategies for Transforming Your Organization with the Cloud

Häftad Engelska, 2018-03-16
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The essential roadmaps for enterprise cloud adoption As cloud technologies continue to challenge the fundamental understanding of how businesses work, smart companies are moving quickly to adapt to a changing set of rules. Adopting the cloud requires a clear roadmap backed by use cases, grounded in practical real-world experience, to show the routes to successful adoption. The Cloud Adoption Playbook helps business and technology leaders in enterprise organizations sort through the options and make the best choices for accelerating cloud adoption and digital transformation. Written by a team of IBM technical executives with a wealth of real-world client experience, this book cuts through the hype, answers your questions, and helps you tailor your cloud adoption and digital transformation journey to the needs of your organization. This book will help you: Discover how the cloud can fulfill major business needs Adopt a standardized Cloud Adoption Framework and understand the key dimensions of cloud adoption and digital transformation Learn how cloud adoption impacts culture, architecture, security, and more Understand the roles of governance, methodology, and how the cloud impacts key players in your organization. Providing a collection of winning plays, championship advice, and real-world examples of successful adoption, this playbook is your ultimate resource for making the cloud work. There has never been a better time to adopt the cloud. Cloud solutions are more numerous and accessible than ever before, and evolving technology is making the cloud more reliable, more secure, and more necessary than ever before. Don't let your organization be left behind! The Cloud Adoption Playbook gives you the essential guidance you need to make the smart choices that reduce your organizational risk and accelerate your cloud adoption and digital transformation.
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Moe Abdula is a seasoned technology executive, leading the IBM Cloud Garage and IBM Cloud Architecture and Solution Engineering practice. Ingo Averdunk is an IBM Distinguished Engineer responsible for Cloud Service Management and Site Reliability Engineering with IBM Cloud Architectures and Solution Engineering. Roland Barcia is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO for Microservices for IBM Cloud Architectures and Solution Engineering. Kyle Brown is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO of Cloud Architectures for IBM Cloud Architectures and Solution Engineering. Ndu Emuchay is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO for Cloud Adoption for IBM Cloud Architectures and Solution Engineering.


Foreword xxi Introduction xxiii 1 Business Drivers 1 Addressing Challenges for the Enterprise 1 What Drives a Business to the Cloud? 3 What Do You Gain from Cloud? 5 Implications to the Enterprise 7 Summary 9 2 Framework Overview 11 The Framework 13 Key dimensions of cloud adoption 15 Steps in the adoption journey 16 Ten Key Actions of the Framework 17 1. Involve the right people 17 2. Achieve business and technology alignment 18 3. Take a holistic approach across dimensions 19 4. Assume an outside-in, client-centered approach 20 5. Open the aperture to new possibilities 20 6. Show progress and quick wins 21 7. Collaborate actively 23 8. Balance sustained and disruptive innovation 23 9. Establish success criteria 24 10. Account for a multicloud hybrid model 24 Summary 25 3 Strategy 27 What Does a Cloud Strategy Mean for the CIO? 28 What Do We Really Mean by "Strategy"? 28 Developing a Cloud Strategy 30 What Are the Complete Dimensions of a Cloud Strategy? 31 What Key Considerations Should a Cloud Strategy Address? 34 Service types 35 Deployment models 36 Roles 37 Controls 39 Vendor relationships 41 What Prescriptive Steps Are Required to Develop a Cloud Strategy? 44 Step 1: Define business objectives and constraints 44 Step 2: Complete analysis of your workload portfolio 46 Step 3: Envision your future state and analyze your current state 48 Step 4: Assess your organization's readiness 50 Step 5: Build an execution framework with defined strategic milestones 52 Step 6: Define proven approaches best suited to your organization 53 Summary 55 4 Culture and Organization 57 What Does the Cloud Mean for Human Resources? 57 What Do We Really Mean by "Culture"? 58 What cultural elements make cloud adoption easier or harder? 59 Talent and flexibility 69 Basic Squad Organization 71 SRE model and squads 73 Tribes and guilds 74 Cultural elements of the squad model 75 Advantages of a COC 77 What are the goals of a COC? 78 Life cycle of a COC 78 When a COC is not the right approach 79 Summary 81 5 Architecture and Technology 83 What Does Cloud Adoption Mean for Enterprise Architects? 83 Role of Enterprise Architects in Cloud Adoption 85 Workload assessment 85 Reference architectures 90 Example Microservices Reference Architecture 94 Style introduction 94 An example reference architecture 95 Reference Implementations 100 DevOps implementation 103 Resiliency patterns 104 Security 104 Management 105 Summary 105 6 Security and Compliance 107 What Does the Cloud Mean to the CISO? 107 Will My People, Processes, Tools, and Approaches Change? 108 How Is Cloud Adoption Affected by Compliance Issues? 111 How Do I Protect Against Data Breaches and Loss? 113 Key management 113 Certificate management 114 Data integrity 115 How Do I Protect Against Networking Vulnerabilities? 116 Cloud-hosted firewalls 116 Intrusion prevention systems 117 Distributed denial of service 117 Microsegmentation 118 What Does a Secure Cloud-Native System Look Like? 118 Identity and Access Management for Applications 120 Authentication 120 Multifactor authentication 121 Directory services 121 Reporting 121 Implementing identity and access for cloud-native applications 122 Secure DevOps 123 Dynamic analysis 124 Static analysis 124 How Do I Get Visibility to My Cloud Applications? 125 Summary 125 7 Emerging Innovation Spaces 127 Innovation as a Business Driver 127 Examples of Innovation 128 Data and analytics 128 Blockchain 130 Containers 132 IoT 134 Cognitive 135 Summary 136 8 Methodology 137 What Does the Cloud Mean for the VP of the VP of Method & and Tools? 137 Introducing the IBM Cloud Garage Method 138 Culture 139 Think 139 Code 140 Deliver 140 Run 141 Manage 141 Learn 142 Connections between Cloud and Agile 142 Lean Start