An Executive’s Field Guide to Developing an Effective Cloud Strategy


In today’s business environment, cloud solutions are no longer a value-added option; they’re a strategic necessity. In nearly every industry, cloud solutions are becoming ubiquitous, and there is a growing realization that cloud technology will underpin most future business applications.

Given the rapid growth and broadly known benefits of the cloud—including lower cost of ownership and improved efficiency, collaboration, and operational excellence—surely every organization has a comprehensive strategy for capitalizing on its potential, right? Wrong.

While cloud technology has existed for over a decade, there is still a lot of confusion regarding the what, why, and how of cloud solutions. The technology is complex and fast changing, terms aren’t consistent, and options can be overwhelming.

As a result of this confusion, you may be skeptical about the cloud. Rather than surrender the control of owning physical infrastructure, you may have chosen to maintain your on-premise IT systems. You may be interested in the cloud but don’t know where to start, or you may have gone down the path only to experience setbacks or uncertainty.

Until now.

In this eBook, we explore:

  • Common cloud mistakes and misperceptions
  • The possibilities and potential of a comprehensive cloud strategy
  • Best practices for capitalizing on the cloud’s potential

Get this comprehensive guide now, and learn more about how you can develop a detailed, business-driven cloud strategy that establishes a highly available, scalable, and secure plan for long-term success.