Enterprises start to migrate critical legacy workloads to the cloud

LAS VEGAS — Now that major enterprises have gotten their feet wet with smaller cloud projects, they’re beginning to focus on migrating large, critical legacy workloads.

That’s the take from Stephen Orban, head of enterprise strategy at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

In an interview with Computerworld at the annual AWS re:Invent conference here this week, Orban said the next wave of cloud computing could be focused strategically on legacy migration.

And while it’s always tougher – and riskier — to move big, mission-critical workloads and services, at least IT departments have gotten experience working with the cloud so they’re not going in cold.

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from Computerworld Cloud Computing

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