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Adopting Cloud: Why, When, and How?

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Many of the customer conversations I have these days cover the efforts organizations are undergoing to migrate their applications to the cloud. The conversations are deeper discussions than simply around the adoption of SaaS applications; we talk about how to leverage cloud in conjunction with existing infrastructure to:

But there are many approaches and decisions that have to be made. The challenge is to balance the benefits of moving to cloud against the investment required to determine what makes most sense for each individual use case.

Just a few years ago, when people explored the concept of cloud it was primarily looking at what existing systems could be replaced with SaaS offerings. An example of this is a project to adopt But today, there are many viable approaches to migrating applications to the cloud, all with considerable business value. In my customer conversations, I am often asked how to determine what is the right approach for each organization. However, the real question should be for each application, rather than organization: “What are the points I need to consider for that specific application to determine the right approach?” Cloud needs to be considered on an application-by-application basis to ensure you are maximizing business value and not wasting valuable resources migrating an app that will not benefit from transport to a cloud environment.

In taking this approach, you can achieve a more fine-grained methodology in either leaving the application status quo or replacing it with a cloud alternative. The options you have to consider include:

This is just a start of the why, when, and how of adopting cloud. Join me for a webinar on January 25th at 3 convenient times for your location: 10am GMT, 11am EST, or 11am PST. We’ll discuss:

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