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How do I include a different cloud provider in my 7Rs assessment?

You can include a different cloud provider in your 7Rs assessment - This article provides information on how to add a different cloud provider to your 7Rs assessment.

Adding a new cloud/service provider to be included in your AppScore assessment is performed by Administrators and accessed through SETTINGS (Cog icon) in the top right-hand corner of the screen and then GENERAL  from the left-hand menu

AppScore provides the capability to add a different cloud provider in your 7Rs assessment. By default, AppScore uses AWS, Microsoft Azure, OCI and GCP in all 7Rs assessments, unless they have been excluded - Click here for the related article "How do I select different cloud providers?"

To include an alternative cloud provider in your AppScore 7Rs assessment 

  • Click "Settings", then "Operating Systems"
  • Click "Export operating systems file"
  • Open the file with an appropriate CSV reader (Excel as an example)
  • Locate the Operating System name and in the column "isCloudAvailableOther" enter one of the following:-
    • Supported 
    • Out of Support

Supported = Supported by the cloud provider

Out of Support = Not supported by the cloud provider

  • Here is an extract from an update to include Operating Systems available from the new cloud provider

Once the update has been completed, upload this new information into AppScore

  • Click "Settings", then "Upload Control Data"
  • Click "Select a file", locate the modified Operating System file then "Upload"

To include your cloud/service provider in your AppScore 7Rs assessment 

  • Click "Settings", then "General"
  • Locate the section "Cloud Providers", then click "Edit"
  • Tick the box "Other Cloud Provider"
  • Provide the "Name to use for Other cloud provider" , then "Save"

You have successfully included the new cloud provider in your assessment