When it comes to cloud contract negotiations and SLAs, certain terms can often be unclear or overlooked. This Gartner report (available free of charge on Cloud Commons) defines the nine key terms that you should be aware of to help your organization recover damages and help prevent against potential threats that could have a serious impact on your business.
By Andi Mann
Without question, there is a great deal of buzz about public cloud computing and what it means for the future of IT. Right now, IDC estimates that over the next five years as spending on public IT cloud services expands at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.6%, from $21.5 billion in 2010 it will reach $72.9 billion in 2015.
So what exactly belongs in – and out of - the public cloud is much more than just an academic question - it is a fundamental and high-value business decision. Read the full article.