Cloud Computing for Dummies

Learn how to assess the benefits and risks associated with cloud services before introducing it to your organization in this sample of Chapter 22: Starting Your Journey to the Cloud, from "Cloud Computing for Dummies."

The cloud model has several benefits but, as with many new technologies, it's not without issues. This sample chapter from Cloud Computing for Dummies, by Judith Hurwitz, Robin Bloor, Marcia Kaufman and Fern Halper, gives you starting point for moving to cloud services and further explains what factors you need to consider as you begin your journey.

Chapter 22: Starting Your Journey to the Cloud, prepares you for some of the cultural issues associated with implementing non-traditional IT solutions such as cloud services. The chapter will also help you assess your risks and plan a long-term cloud strategy.

This chapter helps you:

  • Recognize the benefits and risks of cloud services
  • Understand the business impact and economics of the cloud
  • Govern and manage your cloud.

Download Starting Your Journey to the Cloud now.

This sample chapter download from "Cloud Computing for Dummies," written by Judith Hurwitz, Robin Bloor, Marcia Kaufman and Fern Halper, is printed with permission from Wiley, Copyright 2010. Click here to obtain a copy of this book.

This was first published in April 2010

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