Ten Factors to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

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What contingency is in place for business continuity management (BCM)?

Aligned to any discussions around fiscal penalties should be a demonstration of resilience on behalf of the provider, and what they are prepared to do in the event of an interruption to day-to-day services (it may be that you need to drive further improvements in their existing BCM plans, if your own business is particularly demanding).

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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