Even for people embedded within the industry, cloud computing can be a confusing and complex arena in which to do business – so for buyers approaching a potential cloud engagement for the first time the challenges may at first appear overwhelming. The good news is that once you know what they are, cloud risks are manageable. In my article for Outsource Magazine I write about how to avoid 6 dead-ends to ensure you manoeuvre through the maze of cloud confusion.
1. Do you know your cloud provider?
2. Who has your data?
3. Is the provider overpromising in the SLA?
4. Are service credits the answer? (If so, you’re asking the wrong question)
5. Can you move your cloud?
6. Have you read the smallprint?
Go visit the post on Outsource Magazine to see the detail.