Blue Sentry Launches Free Pre-Migration Cost Assessment Service

Jordan Bressler / September 21, 2020

ATLANTA, GA — September 22, 2020 — Blue Sentry, a Premier Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN), is now offering a free program through which large and mid-market enterprises can get a clear picture of the cost savings to be realized from a move of their IT infrastructure to the Cloud.

Through a partnership with cloud migration specialist CloudChomp, Blue Sentry has rolled out its Pre-Migration Cost Assessment Service — a means for businesses to zero in on the potential cost savings when moving on-premises IT infrastructure to the cloud.  As part of the program’s launch, the service is being made available for a limited time at no charge, thanks to a Blue Sentry subsidized investment. 

Blue Sentry’s Pre-Migration Cost Assessment answers the following questions:

  • What will it cost to run my current workloads in the cloud on AWS?
  •  What will it cost to move my current workload to the cloud?
  •  What will I need to provision based on my current utilization, not what I have (over) provisioned?
  • What are my options when dealing with existing software licenses?
  •  How does my current on-premises TCO compare with an AWS TCO?

This rapid engagement leverages an agentless tool provided by CloudChomp which installs in less than a half-hour, and delivers a detailed Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis within a day.

“The Pre-Migration Cost Assessment Service is an incredibly easy and painless way for organizations to assess their potential future cost savings,” said Kenneth Johnson, CEO, Blue Sentry. “Not only will customers be able to access these critical insights for free, but they can use the data to build a detailed business case for migrating applications to the cloud.” 

The Pre-Migration Cost Assessment Service analyzes utilization information in order to produce optimized AWS price scenarios, thereby minimizing a company’s future TCO.  By rightsizing the infrastructure during the migration, customers can avoid the over-provisioning of cloud resources once they make the decision to move to the AWS public cloud. Such over-provisioning — which often can result in a lift-and-shift approach to cloud migration — can inflate their estimate of potential future public cloud costs. 

Instead, by taking advantage of this analysis, companies can identify substantial saving opportunities, while taking full advantage of the benefits of the public cloud.

“Comparing on-premise costs to potential public cloud costs can be a complex and time-consuming activity,” added Johnson. “Many companies attempt to do this manually, which in turn creates bottlenecks, inaccurate estimates and ultimately slows down the decision process. Through this process, with the Pre-Migration Cost Assessment recommendations in hand, companies are able to optimize IT infrastructure costs and increase business agility.” 

To learn more about the service, click here.

About Blue Sentry

Blue Sentry is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Premier Consulting Partner and audited Managed Service Provider holding multiple AWS competencies, including AWS Migration, Data & Analytics, Microsoft Workloads on AWS, and DevOps. From migration to digital transformation and microservices, Blue Sentry is a full spectrum AWS integrator that has helped clients save money and avoid headaches in their cloud journeys.  

About Cloud Chomp

CloudChomp, Inc. is a cloud migration tools company, helping organizations take a bite out of 21st Century Computing and IT Costs, turning bits and bytes into dollars and cents.  It was founded with the explicit mission of accelerating right-sized migration to Amazon Web Services and eliminating the waste associated with manual and expensive assessment processes. The platform is built on and highly optimized for Amazon Web Services.  The company is founded by two veteran software executives who have built and created exits for four other software companies.