Cloud computing is a transformative trend in network technology, driving greater productivity and efficiency for over a decade. That doesn’t mean that businesses have realized the full potential of the cloud yet. Many companies still report ongoing difficulty and dissatisfaction with their cloud migration and management, often due to a lack of cloud expertise and resources.
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What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is a method of locating IT software and services in a remote data center, then accessing those services on demand across the Internet. By locating your applications in the cloud, your business saves the expense of buying and managing new hardware while enjoying greater stability, flexibility, and reliability.
Successful Cloud Migrations Start with Careful Analysis
More than 77% of all companies have some portion of their infrastructure in the cloud already. What’s driven this rapid adoption of the cloud is the promise of decreased IT capital expenditure, more efficient business processes, and better worker productivity.
Despite the many benefits, a high number of cloud migrations fail. In over ten years of service to New York businesses, we’ve noticed a few key mistakes that organizations make when trying to embrace the cloud.
Choosing the Wrong Cloud Services and Applications
Selecting the wrong applications to migrate to the cloud — or putting the right applications into the wrong cloud environment — both diminish the performance of your services, harm productivity and contribute to unexpected cost over-runs.
Lack of a Holistic Vision for Your Cloud Migration
Before you begin migrating services to the cloud, you need to have a vision for how your cloud services will integrate with your existing technology and processes. To ensure success, this vision must anticipate any potential problems, like compliance or security issues.
Failure to Optimize and Test
Cloud migrations are like any other IT project in …