Posted On: May 30, 2017
Topic: Data Centers
The demand for cloud services is exploding. IDC predicts that spending on public cloud services could double from almost $70 billion in 2015 to over $141 billion in 2019. That’s nearly six times the rate of overall IT spending growth.
Perhaps you’re sitting on the sidelines, contemplating a move to the cloud. Before jumping in, it’s important to weigh the benefits and costs, and keep in mind that it’s not an “all or nothing” proposition. Not all applications are suited for the cloud, and as such, your ideal cloud implementation may be a hybrid combination of public, private or colocated. Rightscale reports that 71% of respondents use a hybrid solution.
Transitioning to the cloud isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Organizations will have to relinquish some internal control, but thorough research and careful planning can help to avoid those migration speed bumps.
Why Migrate to the Cloud?
Some of the top reasons companies are turning to the cloud include:
Cloud Migration Considerations
It’s essential to understand that all cloud providers and services are not equal. Here are some key thoughts to consider:
How OneNeck Can Help
Moving to the cloud requires careful planning, and many factors play a role in a successful cloud migration. From technical requirements to the human element, it takes a 360-degree approach to deliver a positive and productive outcome that increases your business's bottom line. At OneNeck, we conduct a thorough Cloud Assessment that includes workload analysis, bandwidth analysis and end-user experience analysis, to ensure a successful migration to the cloud. Interested? Then contact us today to learn more.
Hybrid IT infrastructure that combines on-premises and public cloud capabilities is a strategy many enterprises are embracing. Download Now
Why is it important for organizations to embrace digital transformation? Just ask anyone that once worked for Blockbuster. It’s not that we quit... Continue Reading