Seeing Through The Fog Of Cloud Services: CIOs Need A Way To Make Informed Decisions On Precisely How Their Business Can Best Benefit From Cloud Services
The continued confusion around key aspects of cloud services is holding many organizations back from embracing the new model. This is particularly frustrating for many, as IT organizations - like other business functions - are under intense pressure to identify approaches that will simultaneously lower costs and improve agility and productivity. In this environment, CIOs are increasingly considering the utility benefits of the cloud as a way to fulfill the requirements of the business by purchasing IT as a service with minimal capital outlay. Unfortunately, the mixed messages they're hearing on cloud from vendors, analysts and the media are causing many to hesitate, unsure where and when to take the plunge.