The Straight Truth about Cloud First Strategy

ENTER THE CLOUD

You are focused on building an infrastructure, which enables your organization to innovate at speed and gain new insights to stay ahead of the competition. You must deliver these capabilities while maintaining intelligent cost control and improving the productivity and responsiveness of your team.
The cloud is not only a key component in achieving these objectives but holds the promise of greater agility at lower cost.

 
WEIGHING DOWN THE CLOUD
If we are not talking about the cloud being part of a data strategy AND we are not doing our best to understand all aspects of that data and the workload it belongs with, then data will be perceived as a burden. It will also weigh down the benefits of the cloud. That, of course, works against all of our best interests.

COMMVAULT SOFTWARE AND CLOUD FIRST STRATEGIES
Many customers don’t know where to start, as it seems very daunting and somewhat concerning to actually allow your workloads and services to be run somewhere else. Not to mention what ittakes to actually operationalize such a strategy.

REQUIREMENTS OF A CLOUD FIRST STRATEGY
The concern of data in the cloud crossing borders is an issue faced by many global/multinational organizations.These organizations must adhere to myriad rules when faced with the possibility of data transitioning between nations.

DATA CENTERS NEED OPEN CLOUD INTEGRATION
With the evolution of IT and the modernization of the data center, agility has become the key “feature” that most organizations are looking for. How adaptable is my infrastructure? How quickly can I adjust to new requirements and needs from the business? Take a gander over atwhat George Crump recently discussed on this subject and you’ll find a great perspective on why integration, among other things, help mobilize organizations to the Cloud with greater ease. Having a solution that is natively integrated with the Cloud drives this simplicity and flexibility.

 

Learn more about how you can overcome the initial challenges associated with the cloud,successfully design and implement a Cloud First strategy and achieve the business outcomes from the cloud that you desire.