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Devise an Effective Cloud Computing Strategy by Answering Five Key Questions

Published: 20 November 2015

ID: G00270415

Analyst(s): David Cearley

Summary

Cloud computing affects every aspect of IT and the business, so organizations need a high-level bimodal strategy and decision process to manage its impacts. The EA team is in a prime position to lead and coordinate the effort to develop an overarching cloud strategy for the enterprise.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Bimodal Business Baseline
  • Where and How Will the Enterprise Consume Cloud Services?
  • Where and How Should the Enterprise Implement Private Cloud Environments?
  • How Will We Secure, Manage and Govern a Hybrid IT Environment?
  • How Will the Enterprise's Application Strategy and Architecture Be Impacted by Cloud Computing?
  • Consider Opportunities for Your Organization to Become a Cloud Service Provider

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