Gartner Research

Cloud Computing Assumptions That I&O Leaders Must Avoid

Published: 04 November 2016

ID: G00315488

Analyst(s): Dennis Smith

Summary

Cloud computing can have a positive impact on an enterprise's digital business strategy; however, excessive and inaccurate hype can inhibit success. This research debunks the hype and provides guidance to assist I&O leaders in finding success with their cloud computing initiatives.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Target Traditional IT Infrastructure Solutions for a Nontrivial Number of Applications in Many Enterprises
  • Make Workload Analysis a Key Input to Your IaaS Cloud Strategy
  • I&O Should Invest in Container Skills, in Particular Container Management and Orchestration, If Warranted by Developer Requirements

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