The upsides of the cloud are well known. But IT leaders seeking to capitalize on cloud services should beware these cloud-specific issues that can impact your strategy - and the bottom line
"The cloud revolution has been around long enough that every IT leader knows the overarching value proposition: The cloud makes it easier to share resources, it adapts quickly to shifting loads and demands, and it can save time and money by eliminating the need to buy, install and maintain racks of your own hardware.
But there are downsides, and they aren't mentioned as frequently. Maybe that's because the idea of offloading your hassles to some Shangri-La of a server farm hidden in the sky is so seductive..."
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