Moving from on-site servers to the cloud is a complex process that demands careful planning and a thorough understanding of both cloud operations and vendor requirements. It also helps to avoid falling victim to one or more of the common errors that can make a cloud transition more challenging than it has to be. Here are the five top traps you need to watch out for.
Failing to Define Specific Goals
Many new cloud adopters move forward with muddled and confused objectives, driving their transition with no clear barometers of success, said Jeremy Roberts, a consulting analyst with Info-Tech Research Group.