While companies have been carefully evaluating whether or not to move to the cloud, the number of products and services encouraging CIOs
to make the leap has continued to grow. There is also evidence of increased spending on the cloud; IDC recently announced that spending on
public cloud computing services will rise to $29.5 billion by 2014. The pressure on CIOs to move to the cloud is extensive, but many questions remain.
This whitepaper is designed to give:
- CIOs and IT Directors a guidebook for evaluating cloud services - the differences between private and public clouds;
- Suggestions to help organizations best determine how to move to the cloud securely and provide a checklist of attributes to consider when choosing a provider;