• WHAT IF YOU COULD HAVE A CONTINUITY, COMPLIANCE AND RISK CLOUD SOLUTION THAT... INTRODUCING FRONTLINE LIVE 5 WHERE CONTINUITY AND COMPLIANCE CONVERGE

    Continuity Logic’s Frontline Live 5™ is the first leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Business Continuity (BCMP) software category that has effectively converged continuity, risk and compliance in a one easy to use cloud-based solution.

Fall World 2015

Conference & Exhibit

Attend The #1 BC/DR Event!

Summer Journal

Volume 28, Issue 3

Full Contents Now Available!

Thursday, 24 April 2014 16:55

You’re on the Cloud, But Do You Have a Plan?

Most everyone who wants to be on the cloud has done so by now, in one form or another. In fact, many organizations that have yet to embrace the technology formally may be surprised to learn that their employees are already doing so informally.

But even among those with cloud policies in place, it is surprising to leading cloud experts how flimsy many of them are. To be sure, most organizations have detailed notions as to how to get on the cloud via virtualization and logical abstraction, but thought is rarely given to what to do with the cloud once it is established.

Author and technology analyst David Linthicum recently noted that while most enterprises are adept at deploying new technology, there is often a lack of planning as to how it can be utilized to produce the maximum benefit. For example, few strategies include items like governance for either services or resources. This is a biggie because without governance, you merely have another infrastructure stack to deal with rather than a cohesive data environment. Operations planning is also needed, unless you want your new cloud environment to suffer a “slow but sure death.”\

...

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/infrastructure/youre-on-the-cloud-but-do-you-have-a-plan.html