In this part of the AEM as a Cloud Service Migration Journey, you will learn about the basics of moving your on-premise or Adobe Managed Services installation of AEM to the cloud.
This document helps you understand why you should use a cloud native version of AEM, as well as the different phases of migrating to AEM as a Cloud Service. After reading, you should:
AEM as a Cloud Service provides a scalable, secure, and agile technology foundation for Experience Manager Assets, Forms, and Screens enabling marketers and IT professionals to focus on delivering impactful experiences at scale.
With AEM as a Cloud Service, your teams can focus on innovating instead of planning for product upgrades. New product features are thoroughly tested and delivered to your teams without any interruption so that they always have access to the latest version of AEM.
The migration journey to Cloud Service involves the following phases:
The figure below shows a high level representation of the recommended transition journey to AEM as a Cloud Service.
You can also consult the diagram below for a more detailed, granular view of the migration journey.
In addition to the steps outlined in this journey, Adobe provides Cloud Acceleration Manager, a cloud-based application designed to guide your IT teams throughout the transition journey starting from planning to going live on Cloud Service. Set up your teams for a successful migration with Adobe-recommended best practices, tips, documentation, and tools to help at every phase of the journey to AEM as Cloud Service.
Thanks for getting started on your AEM Cloud Service migration journey! Now that you read this document you should get up to speed with the Readiness phase, which will help you determine whether your deployment is ready to be moved to AEM as a Cloud Service.