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2/2/2015
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Jeff Bertolucci
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10 Cloud Migration Mistakes To Avoid

Migrating to the cloud can be challenging. Here are 10 common pitfalls -- and how to sidestep them.
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Not doing your due diligence
Do your homework! Organizations often fail to thoroughly research a cloud technology or provider before embracing it. It's important to carefully study your IT infrastructure, needs, and usage to best determine which cloud service is right for you, advises cloud communications provider 4PSA. Jot down a list of expectations to discuss with potential providers, and explore what new possibilities a cloud-based system provides. Also, find out how to leverage the cloud's on-demand processing power to maximize your applications' 'bursty' needs. 
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Not doing your due diligence

Do your homework! Organizations often fail to thoroughly research a cloud technology or provider before embracing it. It's important to carefully study your IT infrastructure, needs, and usage to best determine which cloud service is right for you, advises cloud communications provider 4PSA. Jot down a list of expectations to discuss with potential providers, and explore what new possibilities a cloud-based system provides. Also, find out how to leverage the cloud's on-demand processing power to maximize your applications' "bursty" needs.

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Charlie Babcock
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2/3/2015 | 6:44:07 PM
Optimze app for cloud? Or optimize cloud for app?
On number 5, you can tweak the app to run on some set virtual server in the cloud, or you can right-size the virtual server through experience and performance feedback. Recommencd the latter. Maybe it's a chicken and egg problem.
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