Cloud is transformative for business
Cloud migration is key to achieving effective and rapid business process transformation, by delivering competitive and operational advantages. As a result, it has become one of the most prioritized initiatives for businesses today. However, migrating services to cloud continually introduces complexity into the IT landscape. Ensuring smoother and sustainable cloud migration and adoption is critical for business.
Areas of Transformation
Business – more flexibility, agility and competitive edge, platform for innovation, tool to deliver better results, facility for M&As and an avenue for promoting green environment
Users – better experience, easy access to information, and increased communication, collaboration and productivity.
IT – makes IT assets easier to deploy and manage, efficient use of IT staff on strategic initiatives, adoption of the latest technology with automatic tech refresh, and become more service focused to end-users with ability to offer agile, scalable and cost-effective systems as a service in record time.
Business Architecture – the ability to offer services at a speed of business, to deliver more reliable and highly available systems, to be able to integrate various business functions and connect with external entities with ease, and to be able to efficiently develop or deploy LoB applications.
Finance – reduction on tech spend, a better way to plan and manage costs better including cap-ex reduction, and to monetize data.
Security – better security and compliance, effective shadow IT management, and better data backups and disaster recovery.
Your cloud journey is unique - and similar
Cloud migration requires companies to think and execute differently. It can be difficult to navigate, especially if, over time, the cloud system has grown complex.
Successful transformation requires that companies follow a tried and proven methodology that includes keys steps from business assessment and planning, pilot, foundation, migration to on-going management
While every cloud journey is unique, it will contain similar challenges, actions and results.
Therefore, it is vital to work with a tried and proven methodology as well as get assistance from the team with deep subject matter expertise in cloud and have performed many successful cloud transformation projects. The BeyondID team specializes in cloud transformation projects associated with identity and access management, cybersecurity, content collaboration and business productivity applications.
Best Practices for rolling out Zero Trust Security
The goal: The main goal of a Zero Trust security model is to prevent data breaches.
- It’s a new version of corporate identity.
- Authentication and Authorization as a Service must be based on many dynamic factors.
- Use a centralized access control model for more visibility into user activity.
- Enforce security measures that promote a better user security posture.
- Remove trust from your network.
- Enforce least privilege access.
- Every company is becoming a technology company to compete effectively.
- Take inventory of all users’ devices and credentials.
- Prepare and understand your current security architecture.
- Perform data analyses.
- Understand and document behavioral patterns.
- Lay the foundation for your policy framework.