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Fifteen questions to consider
By: Pablo Saez
Feb. 4, 2017 04:45 PM
Bringing Sanity to Evaluating Hybrid Cloud
Technology is advancing at a rapid pace. To keep up, organizations must now take more strategic approaches to their business management solutions that support respective requirements. Today, in every organization, conflicting interests, misinformation, and fear of change make it difficult to know how to navigate the cloud safely. That's why, when making a sensible technology plan for the times ahead, it's crucial to ask the following questions to wade through the confusion.
1. What regulatory requirements govern your data?
2. What are your internal data compliance requirements?
3. How will your growth plans affect workloads?
4. What security and availability does each workload require?
5. What is your tolerance for outages for each workload?
6. What is your business continuity plan?
7. What is your disaster recovery plan?
8. Are your internal IT teams able to meet your requirements?
9. How can you maximize the value of your IT resources?
10. Can you simplify operations with hybrid cloud?
11. Are you maximizing infrastructure cost savings?
12. What is your application strategy?
13. How can you best support business processes?
14. Could the cloud accelerate growth?
15. What services do you need from a cloud partner?
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