The Cloud: Inevitable, But Not Ambiguious

The Cloud: Inevitable, But Not Ambiguious

With so much hype surrounding the cloud, most IT professionals understandably are left scratching their heads and wondering: Should I move to the cloud? Where will it be the most helpful? How can it help drive efficiencies? Where does it not make sense? How can I separate the potential from the marketing fluff? Read this white paper to separate the technology and business potential from the marketing fluff. Get answers to your most pressing cloud questions and  better understand when and where the cloud makes the most sense for your organization.

Cloud hype

There’s lots of hype about the cloud. It will change IT forever; it will replace the way we currently compute; it will change the way we work, the way we interact, and the way we live. The hype is definitely intense, and to some extent it accurately reflects the potential of what the cloud can do. But how can you separate the technology and potential from the marketing fluff? You need to understand that while just about every enterprise will soon use cloud computing, not everything will be in the cloud.

Where the cloud works

Cloud computing can be the cure to the colossal complexity, considerable costs, and substantial capital investments needed to manage the sprawl of today’s data centers. Service providers see the cloud as a catalyst for revenue growth. Businesses and governments want the benefits of having information technology delivered as a pure service throughout the organization, metered, ubiquitous, and available on demand much like electricity or water.

However, companies face a number of obstacles to cloud adoption. Among them: differences between business users and IT executives about the pace of adoption, differing stages of maturity within the cloud adoption continuum, different understanding of the business risk that public cloud computing could introduce, and the need to avoid compromising the cloud’s benefits with haphazard, uncoordinated adoption.

Without a proper goal and a clear plan to get there, organizations risk re-infecting their IT environments with complexity and sprawl that are every bit as counterproductive as the data center problems the cloud was meant to correct….

Read this white paper to separate the technology and business potential from the marketing fluff. Get answers to your most pressing cloud questions and better understand when and where the cloud makes the most sense for your organization.

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