Ten Factors to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

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Where is your data going to reside?

Of vital importance: You may have your own contingencies in place over and above the plans a service provider might offer, but just be careful that you don’t spirit your data to a place that might be contractually locked. Software and hardware can be bought again, but once data is gone, it’s gone.

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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