Cloud Implementation

Private/public/hybrid cloud-based personalized cloud service

Cloud implementation/migration to reinforce digital competitive edge

With the most extensive cloud migration experience in Korea using its own asset, Samsung SDS provides various open source technology support systems. Experience a significant TCO reduction by moving the legacy IT environments to the optimized cloud and accelerate digital transformation using AI, big data and other new technologies.

Major Services

Customized cloud migration with significant TCO reduction and agile IT environments

  • TCO reduction 30%+
  • Resource provision 3 months→1 day
  • Failure recovery 3 hours→10 min.




  • Standard process for SDS Hybrid Cloud migration

    Samsung SDS facilitates cloud implementation/migration based on independent asset. The process includes 9 steps of infrastructure diagnosis, cloud vision, workload analysis, cloud architecture design, migration plans, plan confirmation, onboarding/migration preparation, cloud migration and core value review.

  • Validated IT infrastructure diagnosis

    Businesses might wonder—how much does cloud migration help the business and how much cost can be saved, when different equipment from many vendors are mixed. To this end, pre-diagnosis of IT systems is provided with a process of customer interview → data collection → diagnosis/analysis → result report → improvement measure implementation.

  • Hybrid cloud migration methodology

    Using the validated migration methodology, which has been adopted in Samsung affiliates and other businesses since 2011, Samsung SDS analyzes environments, designs the cloud and develops action plans.

  • Customized cloud migration measures

    Samsung SDS suggests the migration strategy of 6Rs, considering migration effort and business value. For instance, if reliability is crucial and migration with minimal change is recommended, Rehost/Replatform strategy will be adopted.

Optimal migration strategy of 6Rs

→ Business Value / Migration Effort

    • Retain : Legacy OS/application not supported by cloud
    • Retire : Decommission/integration of tasks without migration
  • Most common migration strategy (70-90%)
    Rehost Lift & Shift : Migration with minimal change
    ReplatformLift & Shape : OS or DB engine switching
    • Refactor Cloud Native : Source code or large-scale modification
    • Repurchase Drop & Shop : Product package or SaaS




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