Cloud Migration

Volatile market conditions have pushed enterprises to reevaluate their cloud migration strategies from both tactical and strategic perspectives. While enterprises expect to achieve the known benefits of lowered Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and increased agility and scale, the cloud has emerged as a key tool delivering a marked difference in areas like crisis management, business resilience, business variability, and change management. 

Cloud is an important ally for surviving, transforming, and thriving in the current marketplace.

By moving applications to the cloud, enterprises can benefit from simplified infrastructure and management, reduced technical debt, increased agility, and an up-to-date skill force.

The money saved from eliminating data centers and associated costs can help companies innovate and reposition businesses as digital during any downturn. However, some of the challenges that companies face in migrating their applications to the cloud include the following:

  • Building a business case to adopt cloud, addressing existing investments
  • Minimizing business downtime during migration
  • Identifying application interdependencies
  • Ensuring timely and successful migration and adhering to budgets
Cloud Migration Services

Ensuring your cloud migration strategy comprehensively covers business goals — such as regulations and compliance, security and more — is incredibly important. In order to maximize business potential, companies must ensure quick and successful migration of apps, data, and infrastructure to the cloud.


Virtusa delivers an end to end migration approach that provides a high-quality and successful migration experience in a cost-effective manner.

Starting right is key:

Migration assessment is the most crucial step, and most current migration approaches focus only on technical aspects. At Virtusa, to deliver a concrete migration roadmap, we consider many elements: the impact on business operations, dependencies and connectedness, regulations and compliance, and domain and security requirements.

Trustworthy cost and effort estimation:

We prioritize the apps intended for migration, and we offer recommendations and cost and effort estimations for alternate paths.

Reduced/eliminated cloud migration risk:

We offer an accelerated and successful migration by bringing together playbooks for best practices, tools from our innovation CoEs, niche vendors, and cloud service providers to help predict and fix possible points of failure.

We help discover your complex application portfolio and create an accelerated roadmap to facilitate a successful, timely migration to the cloud and the realization of significant value in just a few weeks/months.

Cloud Migration Services
Deep discovery and assessment:

We deliver a concrete roadmap for migration after assessing your complete information technology (IT) landscape, dependencies, impact on business, and many other factors.

Cloud Migration Services: Cloud foundation
Cloud foundation:

Before migrating workloads to the cloud, we need to determine what the target cloud architecture should look like. This involves looking at various aspects, such as identity and access management (IAM), core setup, networking, security, backup, and disaster recovery. This is known as establishing a cloud foundation, which involves the following key areas, along with a set of other activities:

  • Set up account structure: Decide on the type of accounts that need to be created (e.g., shared services account, security account, network account, audit/logging account, development, QA, pre-production, production, operations, and sandbox accounts).
  • Set up landing zone: A landing zone is a well-architected, multi-account cloud environment that is scalable and secure. This is a starting point from which the organization can quickly launch and deploy workloads and applications with confidence in a security and infrastructure environment. Building a landing zone involves technical and business decisions made across the account structure, networking, security, and access management in accordance with your organization’s growth and business goals for the future.
  • Set up logging and monitoring.
  • Set up multi-cloud management.
  • Set up development, security, and operations (DevSecOps), a management approach that combines application development, security, operations, and infrastructure as code (IaC) in an automated, continuous delivery cycle.

Cloud migration

Virtusa’s Cloud Migration factory helps successfully move data and applications to the cloud.

Hybrid cloud

A hybrid cloud allows a phased migration, enabling organizations to move less critical workloads to the cloud first to minimize business disruption and to allow testing and small changes before moving core applications to the public cloud. We bring proven frameworks to secure and optimize hybrid architecture that integrates seamlessly with existing infrastructure.

Cutover process:

This process is very critical in cloud migrations. It requires careful planning through testing and clear stakeholder communications to ensure seamless transition and minimal business disruption. For the cutover process, Virtusa brings a proven framework that ensures smooth and successful migrations.


Our migration framework relies heavily on automation for tasks like provisioning infrastructure, deploying applications, and running tests to reduce manual work and avoid risk of errors during migrations.

Our approach

Virtusa’s migration methodologies rest on concrete assessments to provide a strong foundation for infrastructure, application migration, security, and governance. We possess and utilize multiple technology accelerators that fast-track application migration, including the following:


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