Flying blind is never a practical approach. Unfortunately, we’ve seen many companies attempt their cloud migration planning without all the data and insights they need. They may collect some data to determine the server size, storage, and network bandwidth they’ll need for their current workloads. They may even explore pricing plans and compare on-premises vs. cloud-based solutions. But without a deep, comprehensive analysis, much of it is guesswork. What should result in significant cost savings at low risk turns out to be the opposite. In fact, our analysis shows that companies migrating to the cloud without leveraging all the right analytics spend 48% more than necessary (more on this is in the infographic below).