I saw an interesting article today in Information Week (click here to view) discussing how to respond to execs when they ask what your cloud strategy is. We’re seeing many companies come to us after a CEO and/or CIO has pushed their teams to think how cloud computing can be used in their organization. A good place to start is to look for low risk, high value scenarios or workloads where the cloud can be leveraged today. Gartner’s current take on these scenarios is as follows:
Skytap is used for dynamic workloads such as application development and test, IT prototyping, virtual training, ERP migration, IT team collaboration and maps to three of the top scenarios above. If you’re mapping out your cloud adoption strategy, feel free to contact one of our cloud specialists and hopefully we can help.