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China Summary Translation: '15 Reasons Not to Migrate Your Data Center to Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service'

Published: 07 July 2016

ID: G00310819

Analyst(s): Lydia Leong , Peter Liu


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



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

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



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

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