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Collaboration Suite Options Without the Cloud Are Dwindling

Published: 27 June 2017

ID: G00321555

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Mann


Although most organizations are planning a move to a cloud office platform, some companies intend to keep their collaboration and communications suites on-premises. Application leaders will increasingly find that this policy requires considerable technical and economic concessions.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Verify the Validity of Reasons for Rejecting Cloud Office, and Incorporate the Implications in Future Plans
    • Financial
    • Legacy
    • Specific Governance Requirements
    • Data Sovereignty
    • Network Access
    • Disaster Response
    • Culture
    • Security and Privacy
  • Match the Deployment Model to Your Reasons for Staying On-Premises
    • Everything On-Premises
    • Hybrid
    • Hosted On-Premises Software

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