Emerging Offerings Prompt Revision of Cloud Enablement Framework
Cloud Enablement Offerings can significantly reduce the time, the investment, and the risk of selecting, adopting, and managing a Cloud offering. Saugatuck has just published, for subscription research customers, an updated framework categorizing Cloud Enablement Offerings. This update defines a new category of Cloud Enablement Offerings and describes how one stage in our original Cloud Management Lifecycle has evolved.
This framework should be utilized by IT organizations to help identify the potential impacts of Cloud Enablement Offerings and the resulting impacts on any plans to adopt a Cloud solution. Further, the Cloud Management Lifecycle helps illustrate that it is crucial to integrate the management of the Cloud within a cohesive, seamless IT service value chain and strategy…Cloud-based solutions and workloads must not be separately or “silo” managed.
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