- Cloud solutions rule long-range enterprise IT planning sessions, but today’s corporate data center requirements are much more nuanced and complex.
- Top providers deliver a range of capabilities, including the transition support organizations need as they consolidate servers and plot future cloud migrations.
IT organizations today cannot risk being without a clear cloud strategy for the future. However, the focus in the data center now is on near-term needs. Even in the midst of the cascading cloud computing wave, on-demand computing solutions still constitute a relatively small percentage of the revenues of most of the leading data center services providers today. Frankly, most organizations are too busy (grappling with myriad tactical challenges) to address longer-term, strategic issues, through cloud technology or any other data center solution. Continue reading “Beyond the Cloud: Top Data Center Providers Emphasize Flexibility, Security”