The Best Practices for Moving AIX Apps to the Cloud: ICSS

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IBM Cloud for Skytap Solutions is the only public cloud offering support for AIX workloads alongside applications running x86 architectures.

The adoption of cloud has become so prevalent today, it is an assumed part of enterprise IT strategy. What’s not usually clear is how enterprises will apply cloud computing and infrastructure models to existing applications that are responsible for core business functionality.

The majority of Fortune 500 companies, along with many other enterprises, currently run business critical applications on AIX on IBM Power Systems. For these businesses, incorporating AIX workloads into an enterprise cloud strategy can present significant challenges, most notably the lack of support for these workloads from typical cloud infrastructure providers.

IBM Cloud for Skytap Solutions is the only public cloud that offers support for AIX workloads alongside applications running on x86 architectures. This guide details the considerations involved and best practices for migrating your AIX workloads to IBM Cloud for Skytap Solutions.

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