In a recent report, Gartner looks at the growing field of disaster recover as a service, and finds how this cloud-based approach differs from the more traditional approach to DR.
Enterprises are migrating to the cloud in big ways these days. However, the number of moving parts leave many people in IT a bit perplexed — and fearful that they could be making major mistakes.
The reality is that cloud migration is new, so best practices and enabling technologies have yet to emerge. Moreover, there is the added complexity of devops, big data, and the Internet of things. How the heck do you fit those in too?
Having done a ton of these migrations in the last few years, I can give you basic advice about how to manage the complexities of migrating to the cloud. Use these tips to get a jump start. And make sure your very first step is to learn all you can about cloud migration in general.
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