Ten Core Disciplines Required for Cloud Management
- ID: 1052707
- June 2009
- 5 Pages
- Saugatuck Technology
The shift in acquisition of business and IT resources from on-premise, licensed software solutions to Software as a Service (SaaS), and from on-premise data centre infrastructure to Public and Private Cloud deployment, will transform the information technology sector. This transformation will result in a multi-level ecosystem, ranging from technology suppliers through Cloud Computing providers to business services providers
For many organizations, the most common mistake in transitioning to Cloud based computing is assuming that it is all about the technology. Organizational issues and people continues to provide the majority of costs and equally the majority of obstacle to change
We have identified ten key management disciplines that must be developed for success as organizations move to leverage external services. Supporting customers with services from third parties such as SaaS and Cloud computing vendors demands a new set of skills from IT.