The Hub Commentary_
Wow! We haven’t adopted or widely deployed the Cloud and are already asking where it goes. As I’ve said many times before as part of a business service management practice, it is a delivery vehicle and as part of defining services we must evaluate the best delivery vehicle for the service based upon cost and value to the organization.
As a game changing technology, it is not the killer app. It provides flexibility in capacity as an IaaS, it provides a low cost option as SaaS for commodity services and enables your in-house staff to concentrate on the value add to the business. The Cloud will not grow your revenue as a technology, but as an enabler and a delivery vehicle in the right situations.
In the end, it takes a sound business service management practice and strategy to drive growth and be a game changer in revenue to your organization.
How do you define game changer in your data center?
Even as many enterprises continue to struggle to determine what, exactly, the cloud is, there is perhaps an even more important question to ponder: “Where, exactly, is the cloud going?” (Read Full Article…)