Date Added: Feb 2010
Increasingly, companies are considering public cloud computing, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. As a result, SaaS solutions will increasingly become the newly arrived 'neighbors' of the IT data centers enterprises have been building and maintaining for the last few decades. However, this is not a tightly-knit neighborhood, as a vast technological divide separates the privately-owned data centers from the third-party public clouds. This divide presents organizations wishing to adopt public cloud solutions an array of new challenges to overcome and a new level of management complexity to control.