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As we continue series of posts on common myths on cloud and how they affect your company’s cloud strategy, today we explore:

Myth #4 – Every application should reside in “the Cloud”

While many applications are a good fit for cloud, in general, it is a good fit for applications with a fairly standard and flexible configuration. Those relying on clustered servers, for example, aren’t good fits for cloud environments where they share resources with other customers.

In our continuing series of posts on common myths on cloud and how they affect your company’s cloud strategy:

Myth #3 – Cloud Computing requires a increased headcount and extensive retraining

While this myth is commonly held since many people fear the technical nuances involved in cloud, in fact, once an application is successfully ported to the cloud and integrated with legacy internal systems, the headcount required to maintain that application should significantly decrease.

Today we continue our series on common myths on Cloud Computing and how they can impact your company’s cloud strategy.

Myth #2 – Cloud Computing necessitates a compromise in security and reliability
Networks long ago ceased to be physically isolated structures. Interconnectivity with other companies and to the Internet guaranteed that even private networks became connected with public infrastructure. The resulting need for the measures required to maintain packet security including firewalls, encryption, Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) remain consistent within leading Cloud vendors.

Wading through the hype surrounding cloud computing and cloud professional services can be daunting. The challenge is to decide if cloud computing is right for your company and if so, which applications are the best fit for “the cloud.”

One place to begin is by evaluating some common myths about cloud computing. In this series, we will explore five different myths about cloud computing and how they may be negatively impacting your company’s cloud strategy. The complete paper is available for download on Armada’s website.
At The Armada Group, we help clients understand transformative technology issues like cloud computing and virtualization. We collaborate with clients to develop and implement business and technology strategy that takes advantage of the latest methods for delivering services to internal and external customers.