Gartner Research

Best Practices for Bank Cloud Adoption

Published: 21 March 2014

ID: G00261287

Analyst(s): Mary Knox


While most banks and their CIOs and COOs have been slow to adopt cloud computing, a small number of pioneers are beginning to reap strategic benefits. We share best practices derived from early adopters.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Don't Regard Public Cloud Only as a Logical Extension of Private Cloud
    • Case Study
  • Look Beyond Cost Savings to Business Goals, Such as Agility and Innovation, in Justifying the Use of Cloud
    • Case Study
  • Seek Hybrid Solutions That Selectively Employ a Combination of Public and Private Cloud to Meet Security, Privacy, Performance and Regulatory Requirements
    • Case Study
    • Case Study
  • Require All Use of Public Cloud, Including by Business Units, Be Governed Centrally to Ensure Consistency and Integrity of Operations
    • Case Study

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