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Advisory Services

Considering changes to your enterprise infrastructure? Whether you need to move your data center to the cloud, simplify and modernize your business apps, or improve data intelligence and analytics – trust that Merit Solutions can help your team evaluate digital strategies, assess implementation models, analyze and develop ROI, and establish a project roadmap that reduces risk while maintaining quality.

Cloud Readiness Assessment

Evaluate your current infrastructure landscape and help envision a future state in the cloud that aligns with business goals.

Cloud Migration Planning

Discover and assess existing software and workloads, identify target destinations, and prepare to make the move to the cloud.

Solution Analysis, Scoping, and Design

Evaluate infrastructure and fit/gap to business strategies. Establish scope, migration plans, and solution design documentation.

Data Architecture Design

Structured approach for designing Azure apps and workloads that are secure, highly-available, performant and resilient.


Cloud TCO and ROI Analysis

Document the TCO of your current app infrastructure and provide an ROI analysis for moving to the Azure cloud.

Business Opportunity Identification

Find ways to leverage data to make better decisions quicker and exploit new opportunities faster than competitors.

ERP Evaluations

Successful ERP implementations are crucial to the long term performance and profitability of your business.

Business Process Improvement

Assess current business activities and flows, perform value analysis, and identify areas to eliminate waste and make work repeatable.


Benefits:

Organizations that partner with Merit Solutions Advisory Services typically see benefits in a number of areas, including:

Cut Costs and Boost Productivity
Eliminate high maintenance apps, internal data center resource requirements, and silos of legacy systems. Streamline processes and increase effectiveness.

Reduce Operating / IT Complexity
Simplify your enterprise infrastructure and decommission / replace legacy or complex business apps with a modern, easy-to-use, and integrated business platform.

Improve the Customer Experience
Provide customers with accurate, real-time information about products or services – when, where, and how they want it. Improve effectiveness of sales and field teams.

Estimate Costs and Analyze ROI
Gauge both the direct and indirect costs and benefits of moving apps and workloads to the cloud, more accurately calculate TCO, and use real numbers to evaluate ROI.

Risk Mitigation
Automate processes, improve internal controls, increase infrastructure and data center security, and protect against the risk of losing app “owners” or mainstream support.

Roadmap to Success
Identify and document risks, milestones, methodologies, and key success factors – providing your company with a project plan that has a higher chance of succeeding and driving value.


When to use Advisory Services:

Your organization may want to move to an Azure Cloud Managed Services strategy for any number of reasons, but here are some of the more common reasons we’ve seen:

Contracts, Licenses up for Renewal

Rather than just renewing current contracts or on-premises licenses, consider how you can leap forward through modernization.

Lack Internal IT Resources

You do not have the internal IT personnel and experience needed to properly evaluate a move to the cloud.

Cybersecurity

Recent security threats, whether internal or industry, require you to assess infrastructure security and implement improvements.

Information Challenges

Employees, partners, and customers do not have access to accurate information to do their job or buy your products/services.

Growth

Outdated technologies and process inefficiencies are inhibiting growth, slowing innovation, and negatively influencing the customer experience.


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