In its Cloud Adoption in 2020 report, O’Reilly found that 45% of enterprises expected to move 75% or more of their applications to the cloud this year with 25% reporting plans to move all their applications to the cloud. This trend has only escalated as a mid-year report by Flexera shows that 59% of enterprises expect cloud use to exceed their pre-COVID-19 plans. The one thing holding enterprises back? The fear of getting security wrong.
Landing zones have traditionally been how enterprises would address this concern, as they use a best practice security approach to help ensure the safe setup of AWS accounts. Yet, with the introduction of AWS Control Tower, enterprises may consider migrating from AWS Landing Zone to AWS Control Tower. Today we’ll walk you through why you might want to migrate, but first, we’ll start with a little background.