Published: 30 April 2019
Analyst(s): Infrastructure and Operations Research Team
Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders should focus application hosting and cloud migration decisions on business value rather than technical criteria. This requires deriving application-level criteria from the business context, and then reweighting them as business goals and maturity evolve.
Business-Driven Application Hosting Criteria
Table 1: Phase One Application Criteria Definitions and Scoring Methodologies
Application Hosting Fit Analysis as a Continual Process
Table 2: Phase Two Application Criteria Definitions and Scoring Methodologies
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