For all of a cloud service's benefits, there are limitations, such as restricted access to infrastructure, that cause IT teams to be leery of adoption
"Cloud computing is IT's future, and the future is happening today. Evangelists and vendors alike tout cloud adoption as the answer to all IT-related problems, while it enriches a business's ability to outperform its competitors. And there is truth to these claims, but as with all things IT, there's no universal solution.
What do you do when the cloud adoption path is dictated by upper management to the IT department? Ask a lot of questions. While cloud adoption benefits, such as decreased infrastructure management and responsibility, sound like no-brainers to some, the IT industry has seen this type of transition many times, and it rarely goes smoothly..."
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