Premium Content

Access "With cloud strategies abundant, CIOs must exercise command, control"

Published: 11 Oct 2012

Just about every organization I know -- including my own at this very moment -- is faced with a vexing question: What do we do with the cloud, and when? While we sit and ponder, we risk having the decision made for us. The rapid expansion and adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (or PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (or IaaS) mean we must quickly but correctly figure out our cloud strategies, be they public, private or hybrid. The Real Niel Niel Nickolaisen On the upside, cloud strategies lend themselves to projects that build on past work and previous experiences, such as virtualization and small-scale forays into the cloud. CIOs have to stay acutely aware of the lessons they've learned and position themselves as the key leader prepared to take the organization to cloud's next level. My organization recently replaced one of our mission-critical, highly interconnected, on-premises applications with a cloud application. The only place this application runs is in the cloud, but because it has to connect with many of our ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside

Features

More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Prescriptive analytics: Conquer the next business frontier
    CIO_0414.png
    E-Zine

    Is an optimized future within our grasp? With prescriptive analytics, it just might be. Businesses have long used data analytics to find out what ...

  • Big data in motion
    big_data_in_motion.png
    E-Handbook

    Organizations of all shapes and sizes are finding that moving large data sets around presents a number of network challenges. So what are the ...

  • Enabling workforce mobility
    enable_mobile_workforce.png
    E-Handbook

    Enabling workforce mobility goes beyond purchasing smartphones and tablets for enterprise staff or initiating bring your own device (BYOD) programs. ...