Managing Risk on the Journey to Virtualization and the Cloud
Source: Enterprise Management Associates
Virtualization has set IT free from many of its legacy constraints on resource optimization. But as virtualization enables IT to evolve into highly flexible service architectures such as cloud computing, these new approaches to technology also introduce new risks. How can enterprises best manage the wide range of risk and compliance challenges that accompany the many opportunities introduced by these innovations' When it comes to risk management, the journey of IT from the physical to the virtual, and from there to internal as well as external approaches to cloud computing and IT-as-a-service is, in many ways, no different from other new advances in technology.