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Beware The Oversimplification Of Cloud Migration

July 19, 2011 No Comments

I get a pitch a day from [enter any PR firm here]. The details vary, but the core idea is the same: “We have defined the steps to migrate to the cloud, so follow us.”

To be honest with you, I often bite. If nothing else, I’ll take a look at the press release, white paper, or website. Often there is a list of pretty obvious things to do, such as “define the business objectives” and “define security,” but the details are nowhere to be found. Why? Because the details are hard and complex, and the vendors would rather that their steps seem more approachable by the IT rank-and-file than ensure they will actually work.

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