You’ve Decided to Move to the Cloud – Now What?

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Lizetta Staplefoote | September 21, 2011 8:03 am

Getting on the cloud is an easy decision for cost and efficiency alone. However, figuring out how to build out your cloud infrastructure, doing the initial planning and analysis, deciding what apps to move to the cloud, and finding the right provider can be a challenge. Give yourself a head start with the Getting Started with the Cloud: A Step-by-Step Enterprise Implementation Guide[1].

The guide is an in-depth, five-page blueprint offering 10 steps to get your enterprise ready for a successful cloud deployment. Topics include:

•    Discovery and needs analysis
•    Internal consensus-building
•    Key technology decisions
•    Vendor selection
•    Initial trial evaluation
•    Ongoing rollouts
•    Cloud provider selection checklist

Download Getting Started with the Cloud now.[2]
Get more resources for planning your move to the cloud. [3]

Endnotes:
  1. Getting Started with the Cloud: A Step-by-Step Enterprise Implementation Guide: http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/whitepaper/cloud-implementation-guide
  2. Download Getting Started with the Cloud now.: http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/whitepaper/cloud-implementation-guide
  3. Get more resources for planning your move to the cloud. : http://www.rackspace.com/knowledge_center/taxonomy/term/205

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