Is Your Cloud Ready for You?
Posted: Aug 16, 2012
Stumbled on this blog which had an interesting point of view.
"We often hear, 'are you ready for the Cloud?' I’d like to suggest that you flip it and see if your vendor’s Cloud is really ready for you and your needs. The problem with Cloud, Applications and Content is that it often isn’t as easy as it sounds. Using a Public Cloud in a correct and secure fashion takes work and time.
There are many ways to leverage Cloud, with SaaS applications being the main one. There are some surprisingly basic things that sometimes are not happening when it comes to Cloud. Often this has to do with shortcuts in how SaaS applications are deployed and managed in a Cloud. Getting smart about some of things that are implied and basic (but often don’t happen), is the first step to understand before deciding to evaluate Cloud providers and their applications. This includes things like Diesel Generator backup power"