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A One-Page Cloud Strategy for Midmarket IT Leaders
- How to communicate the organization's cloud strategy to business leaders looking to take advantage of cloud services' perceived benefits (e.g., decreased capital expenditures, shorter deployment cycles and agility) to drive growth and improve business outcomes
- How to enhance visibility and focus on the most-significant IT investments and the potential risks and/or benefits of moving them to the cloud
Decisions around insourcing or outsourcing are inherently complex. Midmarket IT leaders can use this agile decision-making tool to visually compare and contrast current infrastructure and application workloads against a dynamic vendor landscape filled with cloud solutions of varying maturity and costs. This tool provides a framework for determining the most appropriate service delivery model by examining a variety of factors, such as organizational capabilities, application performance requirements and compliance requirements.