Cloud Transformations

Setting up and governing a cloud transformation program is all about making the right choices. At Heroes we have developed a unique methodology that helps you to define the right strategy for every application in your portfolio and guides you through the execution in five steps.

Our approach

Based on an exhaustive assessment of the application landscape of our client, we will advise a transformation strategy per application. This strategy will be translated into a transformation plan, that also addresses switch-over and data migration. This plan is aimed to ensure business continuity and create a communion understanding of the work at hand for all stakeholders. Execution will start after formal approval of the plan.

We will leave you with all the knowledge and tools you need to support operations once the migration has been completed.

Transformation strategies

In choosing the right strategy per application, we work with our own 4R-Model, resulting in one out of the following options per application

1.Rebuild or Refactor

Sometimes existing application can be optimized so that it can take the full benefit of Cloud specific features. In the most extreme case, a total rebuild may be considered.


Generic applications that do not contain too much business specific functionality, may be replaced by standard solutions, quite often offered by SaaS providers.

3.Rehost or Replatform

Basic applications may simply be redeployed to a public or private cloud. In some cases minor changes are needed due to a platform switch.

4. Retain or Retire

If there is no valid business case for a cloud migration, application may just be retained or switched-of.

Our added value

Heroes can support you in setting up the right governance structure and managing the migration. This can include the management of third parties. Our cloud architects, who are specialized in Azure, can help in definition the target architecture. Our developers are specialized in cloud optimization and cloud native development on the Azure stack.

Want to know more?

Are you considering a move to the cloud and do think you need help? Simply leave us a note and we will contact you to discuss your needs.