Jumping onto the cloud is easy. Getting it right is somewhat trickier. Getting it right for the long term is even more challenging. A good cloud strategy helps you and your organization work things out, makes sure all the bits and pieces fit together well, and improves the odds of realizing your business goals. You can probably see why a carefully thought-out and detailed approach to cloud computing—a strategy, in other words—is so important. We hope that, if you read this book in its entirety, you’ll agree that you’ve been handed the ingredients and a sequence of steps to put such a strategy together.
From this book, you will learn more about:
• Key cloud strategy considerations
• Architecting to maximize flexibility
• Unified IT management and more
• Ten reasons to develop a cloud strategy