As you plan to move applications to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the vast changes that will be required of your architecture—and your organization—as you make the transformation. If you’re already there, you need to decide whether and how to expand further into the cloud. Both public cloud and private cloud have advantages—plan your options carefully and be confident in the choice that is right for your organization.

Cloud · 5 min. read

Preserve your flexibility in the cloud

Developers are having a greater impact on how applications are architected, and in many cases, making unilateral choices that are in effect making business decisions for the company. While nearly two-thirds of enterprise IT managers believe they should be the deciding vote in selecting a public cloud service, moving apps to the cloud, or creating a private cloud, business units disagree about 40 percent of the time. CIOs need to manage this.