Cloud Assessments

Our cloud assessments deliver the greatest possible value from your cloud investments

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Migrating and running your IT infrastructure in the cloud can often be a complex task with many considerations that require expert knowledge of IT infrastructure services, across on-premise, hybrid and public cloud environments. This is where a cloud assessment is not just a “nice to have” but invaluable. It is vital to ensure that the architecture design meets all your business requirements with key factors such as availability, performance, compliance, cost control, data sovereignty, and security all being critical to get right. Working with Daisy cloud specialists who have the relevant expertise to assess, design, deploy, and manage your IT environment, will help ensure the success of your cloud experience.

Once you have decided to implement a cloud-first strategy to support agility, innovation and value, you will be harnessing technology in a very different way. We can help you and your teams to transition to a cloud-first strategy and focus your resources on achieving resilience and availability to drive your success. What this means for you will be different to any other organisation, so working with Daisy and taking full advantage of our expertise is invaluable.
When contemplating a migration to the cloud for all or part of your infrastructure or services, you don’t want to throw the baby out with the bathwater. You need to harness the value of your existing investments and carefully match the steps you take with your business goals. Daisy has vast experience managing cloud migrations for customers of all sizes and in all industry sectors. We can help you avoid common pitfalls and address all the risks so that you achieve the best outcome.
The cloud is multi-faceted, and your environment is likely to have more than one touchpoint to different cloud resources or providers. Daisy CloudBridge has been developed to accommodate all your requirements, enabling connectivity, security and performance. CloudBridge takes a proven legacy capability in infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and managed services and pulls in public cloud services to create a truly managed hybrid environment.
Once you’re in the cloud, the benefits just happen, right? Unfortunately not. As many organisations have found, reaping the benefits of the cloud requires time, effort and expertise. Daisy consultants can help guide you through the process of getting the most out of your cloud investments in terms of cost, performance, availability, security and business continuity.

As well as bespoke engagements and comprehensive cloud services, we deliver the following packaged cloud assessments.

Cloud assessments: Azure Migration Assessment

Daisy’s Azure Migration Assessment is a three-day service with a certified Daisy cloud architect, who adheres to industry best practice to optimise your journey to Azure. Closely following the Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework, our holistic approach considers all the key aspects of an Azure migration to deliver a current state assessment of your IT infrastructure. This identifies the most optimal path to Azure to achieve your strategic objectives.

Our Azure Migration Assessment:

  • Identifies potential cost-saving opportunities both in the initial Azure migration and subsequent infrastructure footprint post-migration, recognising immediate return on investment.
  • Assists with aligning budgets and estimating future spend following migration to Azure
  • Identifies risks and dependencies to enable a cloud migration, setting the strategy and approach for the migration plan
  • Produces blueprints for Azure-optimised deployments of your services

Book your assessment and start your migration journey now

Azure Optimisation Assessment

Daisy’s Azure Optimisation Assessment is a five-day service delivering a current state assessment of your existing Azure services to define areas of improvement and make recommendations. The assessment compares the initial discovery against current Microsoft best practices along with Daisy’s blueprint designs and expertise. By highlighting potential improvements across efficiency, fault tolerance and availability, the assessment will recommend how to make the most of the latest Azure cloud technologies available.

The recommendations made by Daisy will deliver tangible benefits to your company, enhance the user experience, and help you stay ahead of the competition by leveraging the latest technology.

Our Azure Optimisation Assessment:

  • Enables you to leverage the benefits of key features that Azure cloud hosting provides, including:
    • improved user experience
    • increased security
    • enhanced availability and reliability
    • improved uptime on services
  • Helps you to understand the key risks and dependencies for your existing Azure deployments
  • Provides clear objectives based on a tried and tested Daisy Azure blueprint
  • Identifies potential cost optimisations for your Azure environment

Book your assessment and start your cloud optimisation now

Microsoft Teams Enablement Assessment

The ability to work with your employees from anywhere on any device and for colleagues to share information and ideas in real-time, and connect with customers, is what now differentiates modern organisations from those that remain static.

This is where the highly functional Microsoft Teams comes into its own. Providing immediate access to all your apps and documents, the app allows you to easily respond to chats and conversations, join meetings with one click and continue to collaborate.

Daisy’s Microsoft Teams Enablement Assessment is a 1-day service that delivers:

  • A discovery and readiness workshop
  • Envisioning and usage scenario planning
  • Adoption planning

Book your assessment and start your Microsoft Teams adoption now

Daisy’s Microsoft Teams Enablement assessment will enable your business to leverage the benefits and key features that Microsoft Teams provides including increased collaboration, teamwork from anywhere, fewer emails and improved communication.

Key Risks

It will help you to understand the key risks and dependencies for your Microsoft Teams implementation

Meaningful Adoption

You will be able to drive meaningful adoption, to ensure that you get the best out of Microsoft Teams

Clear Objectives

You will receive clear objectives based on a tried and tested Daisy Microsoft Teams deployment blueprint

Microsoft 365 Enablement Assessment

Daisy’s Microsoft 365 Assessment is a four-day service that conducts an external review, current state assessment and migration strategy blueprint for adopting a modern workplace with Microsoft 365. Our assessment will help identify opportunities to improve IT services and cost models, business operations and working practices, to deliver an actionable roadmap for migrating seamlessly from your legacy environments to Microsoft cloud services.

Our Microsoft 365 Enablement Assessment:

Delivers a clear adoption strategy based on a tried and tested Daisy blueprint
 Allows you to leverage the benefits of Microsoft 365 key features, to unlock:

  • improved user experience
  • increased security
  • enhanced availability and reliability
  • improved uptime on services

Book your assessment and start your Microsoft 365 adoption now

Our assessment will ensure you get the best out of your Microsoft 365 environment:


Chat, calls and meetings
Cloud storage
Office apps and services
Email and calendaring


Defend against cyberthreats
Keep customer data protected
Secure your device
Identity and access management


Reduce costs & consolidate apps
Calculate your ROI
IT setup and management
Make repetitive tasks easy

Microsoft 365 Security Assessment

Daisy’s Microsoft 365 Security Assessment is a three-day service delivering a current state assessment of your Microsoft 365 environment, security controls and your security requirements, defining areas of improvement and presenting recommendations.

The findings are measured against Microsoft 365 security features and capabilities along with Daisy’s blueprint designs and expertise to ensure security standards are being met.

The Daisy blueprints, tried and tested by our senior architects, define the design and implementation standards required to achieve maximum security.

Our Microsoft 365 Security Assessment:

  • Helps you to understand the key risks and dependencies for your modern workplace deployments
  • Delivers clear objectives based on a tried and tested Daisy Microsoft 365 security blueprint
  • Allows you to leverage the benefits of Microsoft 365 security features, including:
    • an enhanced security posture for Microsoft 365
    • a reduction in security related incidents
    • an increased capability in threat detection and analysis
    • an empowered workforce