The Straight Truth about a Cloud First Strategy

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You are focused on building an infrastructure, which enables your organization to innovate at speed and gain new insights to stay ahead of the competition. You must deliver these capabilities while maintaining intelligent cost control and improving the productivity and responsiveness of your team.

ENTER THE CLOUD. The cloud is not only a key component in achieving these objectives but holds the promise of greater agility at lower cost. According to the State of the Cloud Survey from RightScale, 30-45% of cloud spend is wasted.

You have already had some success moving data to the cloud, working with cloud providers like Amazon and Microsoft, often on Dev/Test activities. At the same time, line of business units have made their own forays into the cloud, often without your knowledge or input. Do they always tell you where they are sending your corporate data?

Parts of your organization have stumbled into the cloud with no formal plan, creating more risk for the business. This threat continues to expand as more mission critical applications are deployed to the cloud. Not only is critical information fragmented, it’s now tied to the unique platform of each different cloud provider and managed through single-vendor tools. How are you to control and synchronize all your data across these different environments? With the average organization employing eight clouds today, you have a right to be concerned.

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