You want to assess your IT capabilities with regards to Private Cloud Computing ?
The “Microsoft Customer Assessment Tool for private cloud” is a free Online tool which helps to assess your Cloud Readiness based on your Priorities.
The tool will provide with a final report that provides you:
- Assessment results of IT capabilities in the context of your business priorities and challenges
- Specific IT recommendations and improvements with the Microsoft private cloud
- Customized IT projects that are aligned to your business priorities
This tool is just a quick Assessment and does not replace a complete planning exercise to build a strategy how you can move to the Cloud, but nevertheless it is a good entry point.
Cloud Computing is not a product or solution we can implement, it is a strategy you build on and it requires People, Processes & Technology !
So lets get started with the self assessment tool!
1.) open http://cloudassessmenttool.com/ in your Brower
2.) in the first part you define your drivers, why you want to move to a Private Cloud and what are your obstacles.
3.) in the second part, you will need to provide the best answer to infrastructure related questions.
4.) in the third part, you will need to provide the best answer to your current processes & capabilities
5.) in the fourth part, you will need to provide answers about your Business Applications. And remember it is all about the APP.
6.) the last menu provides you information about your business and in what part of the world you are living
So now we have entered all data . As we said in the beginning, this is just a quick Self Assessment !
And the outcome of the Self Assessment will be shown on the screen as below and you will be able to download or send via email a more detailed report.
Some basic and initial recommendation based on the data you entered. More Details can be found when you download the Report as shown on the bottom of the graphic.
Under the next Steps you can also download the report or send the report via email.
Again as we said in the beginning, this is just a quick Self Assessment, if you want a more detailed Assessment through Microsoft and Microsoft Partners you can request it here via the next Steps.