cloud-to-cloud migration

Cloud-to-cloud migration (C2C) is the movement of physical or virtual machines -- along with their associated configurations, operating systems, applications and storage -- from one cloud computing provider to another.

Cloud-to-cloud migration (C2C) is the movement of physical or virtual machines -- along with their associated configurations, operating systems, applications and storage -- from one cloud computing provider to another. Cloud-to-cloud migration allows an organization to switch cloud computing providers without first transferring data to in-house servers. Having the ability to move easily between cloud providers is an important consideration when choosing a cloud provider.  The cost of a cloud migration should not outweigh the advantages of moving to a new cloud provider.

See also: cloud migration

This was first published in January 2013

Continue Reading About cloud-to-cloud migration

Glossary

'cloud-to-cloud migration' is part of the:

View All Definitions

Dig deeper on Cloud computing architecture

Pro+

Features

Enjoy the benefits of Pro+ membership, learn more and join.

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

File Extensions and File Formats

Powered by:

SearchVMware

SearchWindowsServer

SearchCloudComputing

SearchVirtualDesktop

SearchDataCenter

Close