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Prepare Your Salesforce Org for the Migration to Hyperforce

Prepare Your Salesforce Org for the Migration to Hyperforce

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The introduction of Hyperforce is one of those revolutionary milestones for Salesforce customers. That’s because migrating to Hyperforce is going to give Salesforce customers options when it comes to storing their Salesforce data.

If you’re a Salesforce customer, then you likely store Salesforce data in one of the company’s massive data storage centers. With Hyperforce, Salesforce customers can store their data in public cloud storage centers.

This is huge for companies that operate globally as well as ones in highly regulated industries like financial services and healthcare. That’s because it’ll be easier to store data locally and comply with regulations surrounding data storage in countries around the world.

What is Hyperforce?

First introduced in 2020, Salesforce reimagined its platform architecture for the public cloud with the introduction of Hyperforce. It’s code-based rather than hardware-focused infrastructure that allows more agility within the platform. 

The Customer 360 platform can live on top of Hyperforce, and Salesforce customers will store their data in public clouds like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, inside onsite servers, or within Salesforce data storage warehouses.

Migrating to Hyperforce

So, why is Salesforce having all customers move to Hyperforce? Well, for one thing, it’s a modernization of the platform to meet changing data demands. 

Salesforce will continue to maintain data warehouses they own to use when needed, but moving data to public cloud infrastructure is the most logical way forward. Imagine having better compliance capabilities, top-notch security, ultimate agility, and the power to scale up like a superhero. 

 Salesforce is all about respecting your privacy, too. So with Hyperforce, they’ve got your back.

  • Worldwide Wonders with Data: Hyperforce is like your personal travel agent for data. Go global while keeping control over where it hangs out — that’s a win-win for you and your customers.
  • Scaling Superpowers: With Hyperforce, growth is more than a dream — it’s a reality. Flexibility and sustainability are your new BFFs.
  • Fort Knox Security: Locking things up tight is Hyperforce’s jam. We’re talking about security measures that make your data sleep soundly, including encryption and zero-trust principles.
  • Privacy Party: Hyperforce comes with its own set of privacy standards, giving you the reins and a spotlight on your customers’ data.
  • Agile Adventures: Who needs downtime? Not us! Hyperforce keeps the party going with seamless releases, environments for testing and development, and an easy-peasy AWS connection.

How do I know it’s time for me to migrate to Hyperforce?

Currently, there is no publicly available migration schedule for Hyperforce, Salesforce is ‘regularly moving customers to balance our workload and modernize our systems.’

Admins of orgs scheduled to migrate will be notified via a Salesforce Product and Service notification, approximately two months and then one month before their migration date. In the meantime, you can check in with your account team to find out when you can expect to receive a notification that it’s time to migrate to Hyperforce.

Below is an example of the product notification Salesforce customers receive:

Learn more about Products & Services Notifications

If you’re notified that you are being migrated but the timeline is inconvenient for your team, you can contact your Salesforce account team (according to this FAQ article).

How to prepare for Hyperforce Migration?

Salesforce has implemented the Hyperforce Assistant in Setup to guide you through your upgrade. The Assistant has all of the latest information and checklist to prepare for the migration. 

For additional information, see the section What can customers do to ensure a smooth upgrade to Hyperforce? in the Hyperforce FAQ article. You can also request a trial org from your account team so you can test your setup and troubleshoot before you make the switch.

Get ready for to migrate to Hyperforce

It’s a matter of time before all orgs are migrated to Hyperforce. So in the meantime, start to think about how data storage location may affect your Salesforce org. For example, the move may affect endpoint things like Single Sign On, OAuth and JSON Web Tokens (JWT). 

Reach out to the team at Sercante to evaluate your data architecture and business goals to see how the migration to Hyperforce may affect your Salesforce org.

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  • Heather started her career in technology, then grew into roles leading digital marketing and marketing & sales operations. Today, she holds 8x Salesforce and Pardot certifications. Before joining Sercante, Heather wore many hats, including project manager, technical writer, technical support, as well as digital marketing, marketing and sales operations. At Sercante, Heather keeps Sercante on top of Salesforce platform updates and best practices, to help clients achieve the maximum value from their technology investment. When she’s not working, you’ll find her cuddling with branch managers, on a yoga mat or ramping up her pottery skills. Her motivation is to deliver kick-ass solutions for clients and to support her team learn and grow at Sercante and in the Salesforce ecosystem.

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