Six Big Questions for Private Cloud Projects
This Editor's Pick discusses the pitfalls and decision points in moving from legacy enterprise infrastructure to a private cloud model. Two Cloud Technology Partners executives advise that the answers to six questions will get you on your way to a private cloud model. Your answers will give you an in-depth understanding of what applications are running, which should be moved to the cloud, and elements (such as language) that characterize the new architecture. They will also help you estimate time and cost to move legacy applications and determine the type of IT shop you want to become: a proprietary shop with a key group of vendors or a more mixed-vendor and best-of-breed approach. Finally, the two executives discuss the importance of projecting return on investment.
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