Cloud Transition Strategies Revealed

Most organizations have developed, or are developing, a plan to adopt cloud computing as part of their information technology infrastructure, according to the 489 respondents to the PwC IT Outsourcing and Cloud Computing Survey. Since the IT resource landscape will be a mix of traditional infrastructure, private cloud and public cloud for several years, most customers say they will need help in making it all work together. The role of traditional IT outsourcing vendors and pure play cloud consultants will vary, but it is clear that cloud adoption is not a question of whether but when. As one senior executive at an IT outsourcing vendor noted in an interview:

“The tone of the discussion has changed. Skepticism about the cloud is not center stage anymore.”
Additional insight:
Head in the clouds, feet in the data center
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