Ten Factors to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

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What measurements determine acceptable delivery/ service?

Speed of service and recovery from outage are but two metrics that should be factored into any measurement criteria once a cloud service goes live. Consider the OLAs that are placed on your in-house IT infrastructure – have you converted those OLAs into SLAs for your cloud provider?

Employee personal adoption of the cloud combined with a range of improvements in the security of cloud technologies have driven more CIOs to consider cloud computing to cut costs and improve IT efficiency throughout their organizations. By the end of 2015, the size of the global cloud services market is estimated to be $180 billion. If you’re one of the organizations looking to move some of the 50 million physical servers worldwide to the cloud, a few critical points, identified by Rory Canavan of 1E, must be taken into consideration.

 

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