Gartner Research

Best Practices for Mitigating Four Key Cloud Computing Challenges in Asia/Pacific

Published: 28 February 2013

ID: G00248525

Analyst(s): Arun Chandrasekaran

Summary

While cloud computing offers numerous benefits to organizations that help in bridging the business-IT chasm, CIOs and IT leaders in Asia/Pacific have similar concerns as their global peers. This research offers some practical advice on how to mitigate the key challenges.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • CIOs and IT Leaders Have Mixed Feelings About Cloud Computing
  • Employ These Action Items to Mitigate Cloud Computing Challenges
    • Challenge 1: Crafting a Cloud Computing Strategy That Is Forward-Looking and Agreed Upon by Various Functions
    • Challenge 2: Mitigating Security and Data Privacy Challenges That Have Wide Visibility Across Various Teams (Legal, Compliance, Senior Management) Within the Organization
    • Challenge 3: Architecting a True Hybrid Cloud Where Off-Premises Clouds Are Seamlessly Integrated With On-Premises Infrastructure
    • Challenge 4: The Long-Term Costs of Cloud Are Not Transparent, and Are Further Compounded by Exit Costs

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