ICT Infrastructure

Application Dependency Mapping – Key for Cloud Migrations!

What are “Application Dependencies”? Application dependencies are when IT components and applications rely on another component or application to provide a service. Why are they important Knowing the dependencies within your organisation is important for a number of reasons. 1.     To protect business critical services from unplanned outages For example, if you have a dependency …

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On the far side of the cloud…

Seeing through the clouds Today AMDH Services Limited finishes it’s engagement with Nottinghamshire County Council on their Cloud Programme. After 4 years working on the Cloud Programme from assisting developing the strategy and business case through to technically leading the delivery of that strategy I finally leave the Council. Before going into the detail of …

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Costings for Cloud – Don’t Forget SQL! Part 1

If you are considering moving to cloud there are a whole load of different “costs” that you need to consider and build into your business case… There’s the rental costs of the new environment, including things like: Connectivity Costs Virtual Machine Costs Cloud Storage Costs Monitoring Costs and so on… Then there’s the cost of …

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