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15 Reasons Not to Migrate Your Data Center to Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Published: 12 February 2016

ID: G00293488

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong


CIOs should be aware that while public cloud IaaS can be used for most virtualizable workloads, their organizations could have business or technical circumstances that make migrating their data centers to the cloud inadvisable.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Question the Benefits of Migrating Static Environments
  • Respect Physical Constraints
  • Obtain Executive Buy-In for Transformation

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