Adopting a cloud solution comes with some huge payoffs. However, there can be some formidable hurdles that businesses must overcome before achieving cloud computing success.
These challenges businesses face are determined by both the current architecture in place and the maturity of their current enterprise. Regardless, the challenges can include:
During the transition process, the current processes/practices can be affected—especially systems that are service delivery related. Expect to make follow-up changes in the weeks and months after the transition.
Expect the core functions of IT (those that will need to continue to function during the transition) to be impacted. If you’re running an IaaS or a SaaS, plan to need to place additional focus on the processes.
When discussing cloud computing, the topic of security is usually never far behind. If much of a business’s confidential data will be a part of the migration, it’s a good idea to ensure the cloud environment has adequate (or even beefed up) security measures.
Continue reading: 6 Steps for Protecting Your Data in the Cloud