4 Steps to Making a Smart Transition to the Cloud

During the past several years, cloud-based business applications and solutions have emerged as the next frontier for the IT function. The cloud has the potential to transform the way companies operate and enable businesses to access world-class software with little upfront cost.

The growing dominance of cloud technologies also means the scope and nature of the IT function is shifting. As companies move away from on-premise systems, which require time and budget to maintain and upgrade, and toward cloud solutions, which are generally updated on a regular basis by the vendor, businesses can save money and IT can focus their resources on helping the organization use the new functionality.

IT professionals can use four steps to determine where and how the cloud can deliver the most value in their organization.

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