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Application Mobility and Why Should You Care | Trilio

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I recently came across a noteworthy article by Forbes that highlights the importance of Application Mobility for Business Continuity. I believe it would be valuable to share this information with you and provide my own insights on the topic.

Forbes’ article, which you can find in the link above,  provides valuable insights on the subject,

including:

  • The importance of knowing where your applications currently reside
  • The benefits of developing a microservices architecture
  • The need for application-aware networks
  • The Role of 5G in Cloudification of the Networks

The article also recommends several best practices that I found very useful.

Although almost three years have passed since the article was published, many organizations still fail to prioritize this issue appropriately. As a result, they waste an enormous amount of time trying to figure things out, negatively impacting their users and budget.

With the rise of multi-cloud infrastructure and the growing popularity of Kubernetesapplication mobility is becoming an increasingly significant challenge. That’s why Trilio specializes in business continuity solutions that enable seamless application mobility. By listening to the market and answering its need, we invested in the concept of “Continuous Restore” – a game-changing capability that can unlock true hybrid cloud application mobility.

In this blog post, I will dive into how Trilio’s Continuous Restore and Migration capabilities work and how they can help organizations achieve application mobility anywhere, anytime, and in any configuration, especially in hybrid cloud environments.

What is Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration?

Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration is the capability that allows organizations to restore applications across different cloud environments seamlessly. With this capability, organizations can migrate applications from one cloud environment to another without any data loss and with minimal, and sometimes zero, downtime. Continuous Restore and Migration ensure that applications can move freely between different clouds (public or private), providing proper multi-cloud application mobility.

How does Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration Work?

Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration works by continuously staging applications along with their associated data consistently from the source environment to a single target or multiple environments simultaneously.

How does it help you?

In today’s “cloudy” landscape, organizations increasingly rely on applications to operate their business. However, the growing adoption of multi-cloud infrastructure has made it challenging to ensure application mobility across different cloud environments. With Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration, organizations can move applications from one cloud environment to another without any data loss or application downtime.

10 Benefits of Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration

  • Orderly Migration: With Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration, for example, the first phase might involve migrating non-critical applications and data, followed by a second phase where critical applications and data are migrated. By breaking the migration down into smaller, manageable chunks, it becomes easier to identify and mitigate any issues that arise along the way.
  • Zero Data Loss: Continuous replication ensures that the target environment has the latest data and metadata, ensuring zero data loss during migration.
  • No Application Downtime: Applications can be migrated without any application downtime, ensuring that the business can continue to operate as usual.
  • Simplified Migration: Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration simplify the process by automating replication and migration tasks. With continuous replication and automated failover, businesses can recover quickly and efficiently from any disaster or outage.
  • Migration at scale: Building on the previous benefit, Trilio can help businesses quickly and efficiently migrate large amounts of data and applications by automating replication and migration tasks, thereby reducing the risk of downtime or data loss during the migration process.
  • Increased Flexibility: With Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration, organizations can choose the cloud environment that best suits their needs, providing increased flexibility, “…use the right tool for the right job…”
  • Confidence that it will work: Testing and validation are critical pieces in a successful migration. By thoroughly testing the application in the target environment before the final cutover, businesses can minimize the risk of downtime and data loss, and ensure that the migration meets all business requirements
  • Reduced Costs: As discussed in benefit 4 “Simplified Migration”, by automating replication and migration tasks, Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration reduces the need for manual intervention, which can significantly reduce costs. Also, mentioned in benefit 6 “Increased Flexibility”, businesses can choose the cloud environment that best suits their needs, not only enabling crucial strategy but also reducing costs.
  • Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC): Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration helps organizations maintain governance and compliance by ensuring data is securely migrated to the target environment. In the case of industry regulations such as the European DORA (Digital Operational Resilience Act), mandates ensure that financial services firms have resilient systems that can rebuild applications and data upon recovery. With Trilio’s approach of replication and validation, organizations can ensure that all data is appropriately protected and compliant with industry regulations.
  • Centralized Management: Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration provides centralized management of the migration process. With a single pane of glass, businesses can monitor and manage the migration of all applications and data, reducing the complexity of the migration process and increasing visibility into the migration progress.

Final Thoughts on Application Mobility

Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration is a capability that allows organizations to achieve true multi-cloud application mobility. With this ability, organizations can move applications from one cloud environment to another without any data loss and with minimal application downtime. Continuous Restore and Migration ensure that applications can move freely between different clouds, providing proper hybrid application mobility. By using Trilio Continuous Restore and Migration, organizations can simplify the migration process, increase flexibility, and ensure that their applications are always available.