Compiled by Kiran Kumar, Business Analyst at Powerup Cloud Technologies
Cloud can bring a lot of benefits to organizations including operational resilience, business agility, cost-efficiency, scalability as well as staff productivity. However moving to cloud can be a task with so many loose ends to worry about like downtime, security, and cost etc. Even some of the top cloud teams can be left clueless and overwhelmed by the scale of the project and decisions that need to be taken.
But the cloud marketplace has matured greatly and there are a lot of tools and solutions that can help you automate or assist you in your expedition. These solutions can significantly reduce the complexity of the project. Knowing the value cloud tools bring to your organization. I have listed down tools that can assist you in each phase of your cloud journey have been said that this blog just serves as a representation of the type of products and services that are available for easy cloud transformation.
LTI RapidAdopt helps you fast track adoption of various cloud models. Based on the overall scores, the accurate Cloud strategy is formulated The Cloud Assessment Framework enables organizations to assess their cloud readiness roadmap.
Is a complete Cloud migration feasibility assessment platform that generates multiple reports after analyzing your application to help you understand the factors involved in migrating your application to the Cloud. These reports help you to decide on your ideal Cloud migration plan and help you accelerate your Cloud Journey
Make data-driven cloud decisions with confidence using high-precision analytics and powerful automation make planning simple and efficient, accelerating your migration to the cloud.
Inventory applications and workloads to develop a cloud strategy with detailed ROI and TCO benefits.
NetApp Cloud Assessment Tool
The Cloud Assessment tool will monitor your cloud storage resources, optimize cloud efficiency and data protection, identify cost-saving opportunities, and reduce overall storage spend so you can manage your cloud with confidence.
RISC Networks’ breakthrough SaaS-based analytics platform helps companies chart the most efficient and effective path from on-premise to the cloud.
With migVisor, you’ll know exactly how difficult (or easy) your database migration will be. migVisor analyzes your source database configuration, attributes, schema objects, and proprietary features
with its advanced Cloud migration methodologies, enables you to migrate any application to the Cloud without any difficulty. It provides you with various intelligent options for migrating applications/VMs to the Cloud. robust migration methodologies allow you to migrate multiple servers in parallel with clear actionable reporting in case of any migration issues.
SurPaaS® Smart Shift™
Smart Shift™ migrates an application to Cloud with a re-architected deployment topology based on different business needs such as scalability, performance, security, redundancy, high availability, backup, etc.
Is the only Cloud migration platform that lets you migrate any application and its databases to required PaaS services on Cloud. Choose different PaaS services for different workloads available in your application and migrate to Cloud with a single click.
simplifies, expedites, and automates migrations from physical, virtual, and cloud-based infrastructure to AWS.
allows you to identify application workloads that are compatible with containerization using its comprehensive knowledge base system. Choose workloads that need to be containerized and select any one of the topologies from SurPaaS® multiple container deployment architecture suggestions
Structured, repeatable data migration from any source to any target with near zero data loss and no disruption in service.
AWS Database Migration Service
AWS Database Migration Service helps you migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely. The source database remains fully operational during the migration, minimizing downtime to applications that rely on the database.
A central hub of Azure cloud migration services and tools to discover, assess and migrate workloads to the cloud
An easy to use cloud replication and synchronization service for transferring NAS data between on-premises and cloud object stores.
Migrate multiple cloud workloads with a single solution. MigrationWiz—the industry-leading SaaS solution—enables you to migrate email and data from a wide range of Sources and Destinations.
Analyze applications at the code level to determine Cloud readiness and conduct migrations for Cloud-ready applications.
PaaSify is an advanced solution, which runs through the application code, and evaluates the migration of apps to cloud. The solution analyzes the code across 70+ parameters, including session objects, third-party dependencies, authentication, database connections, and hard-coded links.
DevOps on AWS
Amazon Elastic Container Service
Production Docker Platform
Templated Infrastructure Provisioning
Chef Configuration Management
AWS Systems Manager
Policy as Code
Cloud and Network Monitoring
Activity & API Usage Tracking
AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Run and Manage Web Apps
Private Git Hosting
Azure DevOps service
Deliver value to your users faster using proven agile tools to plan, track, and discuss work across your teams.
Build, test, and deploy with CI/CD which works with any language, platform, and cloud. Connect to GitHub or any other Git provider and deploy continuously.
Get unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos and collaborate to build better code with pull requests and advanced file management.
Azure Test Plans
Test and ship with confidence using manual and exploratory testing tools.
Create, host, and share packages with your team and add artifacts to your CI/CD pipelines with a single click.
Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.
Infrastructure Monitoring & Optimization
Realizing Continuous Cloud Landscape Optimization, with AI-driven advisories and Integrated Cloud management actions to reduce your Cloud costs.
continuous replication technology maintains an up-to-date copy of your operating environment without taxing the primary system or network bandwidth.
Embrace AIOps for the technical agility, speed and capacity needed to manage today’s complex environments.
With Cloud Insights, you can monitor, troubleshoot and optimize all your resources including your public clouds and your private data centers.
TrueSight Operations Management
Machine learning and advanced analytics for holistic monitoring and event management
BMC Helix Optimize
SaaS solution that deploys analytics to continuously optimize resource capacity and cost
Azure Monitor collects monitoring telemetry from a variety of on-premises and Azure sources. Management tools, such as those in Azure Security Center and Azure Automation, also push log data to Azure Monitor.
CloudWatch collects monitoring and operational data in the form of logs, metrics, and events, providing you with a unified view of AWS resources, applications, and services that run on AWS and on-premises servers.
Coordinate workflows across applications, platforms, and tools to automate critical IT processes
BMC Helix Remediate
Automated security vulnerability management and simplified patching for hybrid clouds
BMC Helix Discovery
Automatic discovery of data center and multi-cloud inventory, configuration, and relationship data
Cloud Manager provides IT experts and cloud architects with a centralized control plane to manage, monitor and automate data in hybrid-cloud environments, providing an integrated experience of NetApp’s Cloud Data Services.
Visualize Application Landscape on the Cloud and effectively manage with ease using multiple options to enhance your applications.
SurPaaS® can quickly assess your applications and offers a path to move your workloads within hours to DBaaS, Serverless App Services, Containers, and Kubernetes Services.
Faster and Smarter Way to SaaS. SaaSify your Applications and Manage their SaaS Operations Efficiently.
Best-in-class APM from the category leader. Advanced observability across cloud and hybrid environments, from microservices to mainframe. Automatic full-stack instrumentation, dependency mapping and AI-assisted answers detailing the precise root-cause of anomalies, eliminating redundant manual work, and letting you focus on what matters.
New Relic APM
APM agents give real-time observability matched with trending data about your application’s performance and the user experience. Agents reveal what is happening deep in your code with end to end transaction tracing and a variety of color-coded charts and reports.
Datadog APM provides end-to-end distributed tracing from frontend devices to databases—with no sampling. Distributed traces correlate seamlessly with metrics, logs, browser sessions, code profiles, synthetics, and network performance data, so you can understand service dependencies, reduce latency, eliminate errors,
SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor
Server capacity planning
Custom app monitoring
Application dependency mapping
Actively monitor, analyze and optimize complex application environments at scale.
Carbonite® Recover reduces the risk of unplanned downtime by securely replicating critical systems to the cloud, providing an up-to-date copy for immediate failover
All-in-one backup and recovery solution for physical, virtual and legacy systems with optional cloud failover.
Continuous replication for physical, virtual and cloud workloads with push-button failover for keeping critical systems online all the time.
Cloud Backup Service
Cloud Backup Service delivers seamless and cost-effective backup and restore capabilities for protecting and archiving data.
Scalable, cost-effective business continuity for physical, virtual, and cloud servers
Reduce cost and complexity of application migrations and data protection with Zerto’s unique platform utilizing Continuous Data Protection. Orchestration built into the platform enables full automation of recovery and migration processes. Analytics provides 24/7 infrastructure visibility and control, even across clouds.
Azure Site Recovery
Site Recovery helps ensure business continuity by keeping business apps and workloads running during outages. Site Recovery replicates workloads running on physical and virtual machines (VMs) from a primary site to a secondary location
Cloud Governance and security
CloudHealth Multicloud Platform
Transform the way you operate in the public cloud
CloudHealth Partner Platform
Deliver managed services to your customers at scale
CloudHealth Secure State
Mitigate security and compliance risk with real-time security insights
Automated controls for data privacy regulations such as the GDPR, CCPA, and more. Driven by powerful artificial intelligence algorithms,
Azure Governance Tools
Get transparency into what you are spending on cloud resources. Set policies across resources and monitor compliance enabling quick, repeatable creation of governed environments
Splunk Security Operations Suite combines industry-leading data, analytics and operations solutions to modernize and optimize your cyber defenses.
An autonomous cloud governance platform that is built to manage multi cloud environment It performs real time well architected audit on all your cloud, giving you a comprehensive view of best practices adherence in your cloud environment with additional emphasis on security, reliability and cost.The enterprise version of Cloud Ensure, the hosted version of the original SaaS platform, is best suited for organizations wanting to have in-house governance and monitoring of their cloud portfolio.