Many organizations have a forcing function that moves them to the cloud. Research into our customer base shows that these events tend to be things like expiring data center and MSP contracts, upcoming audits, large equipment refresh cycles and an impending need to react to a market opportunity. While a forcing function is helpful to get buy-in across teams for the move, it can result in a less than ideal transition to the cloud. Anxious about running out of time to migrate, organizations in these cases often lift-and-shift to the cloud, hoping to sort it all out later. However, once the cloud migration is complete, a question looms: Now that you are there, how shall you optimize your already migrated assets for the cloud?