Capturing the Potential of Cloud: How Cloud Drives Value in Enterprise IT Strategy
This paper will discuss how cloud is helping enterprises, governments and industries around the globe meet their current challenges through key value drivers. Cloud value drivers provide a framework for building business and IT strategies. A key value driver is the dramatic reduction of IT costs that is achieved with dynamic infrastructure (virtualization, standardization and automation). When developing strategies, organizations should take a holistic approach to developing a cloud strategy due to the broad impact cloud has on an organization's business models, operating principles, processes, technology and organization design.