The company now uses only a small internal team to manage governance, ID and access, webmaster, and logical database, as many traditional IT roles (e.g., those involving the physical database, operating system, storage, hardware, security, network, and facilities) are managed by Microsoft, the cloud service provider. This gives the company greater control over quality as well as resource usage.
Azure security capabilities to ensure consistency with company requirements, particularly in relation to controlling access to confidential information.
With the company’s network service provider to establish a dedicated private connection between the enterprise’s existing on-premise data center and Microsoft’s Azure data center.
The solution architecture of Azure features and functionality and their respective configurations for use across the enterprise.
A governance model and determined how Azure would be supported from a people perspective (i.e., regarding specific roles and responsibilities).
Adoption of Azure PaaS across the organization via change management and pilots.
A cost, time, and resource comparison of deploying, operating and supporting an application in Azure PaaS versus the enterprise’s traditional model.