Cost usually rules the mind, when it comes to choosing a public cloud service provider.
What actually matter are several other factors such as VM migration, storage and auto-scaling, and above all ease of support interaction, and not having to deal with a faceless organization. No road is ever perfect. This is as real to enterprise technology as it can get.
To address dynamic business needs while preparing to grow and maintaining the lights on, the enterprise IT teams juggle quite a lot of balls in the air while watching out for pitfalls. Charting a course without tripping over is a feat in itself. CIOs and their teams have to pay rapt attention to their paths to migrate onto newer technologies and adopt more advanced ecosystems.
Similar to almost everything else in the tech world, the adoption of a public cloud in the enterprise works on the same logic. With meticulous planning, foresight, effective execution of plan, the risks and uncertainty associated with a public cloud platform can sure be minimized. However, you need to be prepared to jump through multiple hoops to get there.
Mapping out a public cloud strategy starts with selecting a public cloud provider that fits your environment and executes on your business objectives. These are the top 6 parameters on which you must assess the cloud service provider before sealing the deal.
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