Are you sitting on new gear or are you overdue for a hardware refresh? All of this is part of the cloud assessment process. Your ability to replicate into the cloud will be directly impacted by your current underlying physical environment.
We operate in a virtualized world. Software-defined technologies, advanced levels of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility are all influencing our data center and business models.
Most CIOs actually adopt cloud solutions because they can be up and running quickly, not because they are cheaper. A faster realization of business benefits, while reducing costs around internal IT project management, procurement, integration and change management are also key drivers.
Organizations also don’t have to worry about the ongoing operations, updates and fixes, as these are handled by the vendors.