BI & Analytics Point Of View A Three-step Approach to the Cloud Transformation of your On-premises Data Warehouse Ecosystem Embracing the cloud | Journey to the cloud | Living on the cloud Even as the volume, variety, velocity and use cases of data continue to grow at a dizzying pace, traditional data warehouses are finding it increasingly challenging to hold, analyze and scale with speed, accuracy and cost efficiency. This is especially true for data warehouses and MPP environments running on legacy appliances like Teradata and Exadata, or end-of-life appliances like Netezza. So it comes as no surprise that latest Gartner findings say that the future of database market is the cloud and that by 2022, 75% of all databases will be hosted on the cloud, with only 5% ever considered to remain on premises. Migrating BI and analytics along with the DW or independently to the cloud is a complex task and can go wrong without careful planning. Whether it is the complete EDW, or only the BI and analytics layers, Hexaware is helping enterprises cloudify their targeted ecosystems on public cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, AWS, GCP and cloud-native services like Databricks and Snowflake. To ensure a cost-effective, timely and successful migration, we recommend a three-step approach: Embracing the Cloud Journey to the Cloud Living on the Cloud Each stage comes with its own set of unique challenges and Hexaware, a preferred partner for enterprises in their digital transformation journey, can help you design a successful cloud transformation roadmap.