Date Added: Dec 2010
Cloud Computing is rapidly driving real business value. The advancements in IT virtualization, rapid provisioning and hardened security are transforming how businesses derive benefits from IT, driving tangible outcomes in business agility, cost optimization and efficiency. Your strategy and provisioning plan to take advantage of cloud is an important start, but understanding how governance capabilities support cloud computing environments is essential for ensuring value from your cloud investments. Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is an important element of cloud-based solutions, and strong SOA governance provides both an example for cloud governance and a critical foundation for successful cloud implementations. Come hear Randy Heffner, VP and Principal Analyst from Forrester, and John Falkl, IBM Distinguished Engineer for SOA Governance discuss the considerations for moving to cloud, and how governance will be a key requirement.