The question for most organizations is no longer whether to move to the cloud but when and how
The benefits are obvious: better workload distribution, scalability, flexibility and capital cost reduction. However, it can be challenging to determine how to best leverage cloud for maximum business advantage. Selecting the right model is critical.
Decision-makers must consider the following:
• How business critical are the applications being moved to the cloud
• Security and regulatory compliance demands
• Workload usage patterns
• What level of integration is required with other organizational functions