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2/2/2015
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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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Lacking in-house expertise
Your cloud service provider has an experienced team of cloud technology experts (or so you hope). But you should have cloud expertise in-house as well. An enterprise needs tech experts to ensure that its cloud platform delivers sufficient computing muscle. 'You need a person/team that can implement your business's cloud strategy for you and ensure it is optimally managed and controlled. This is how you can maximize the potential of the cloud for business benefit,' writes Stan Roach, chief customer officer at Agiliron, a SaaS solution provider. 
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Lacking in-house expertise

Your cloud service provider has an experienced team of cloud technology experts (or so you hope). But you should have cloud expertise in-house as well. An enterprise needs tech experts to ensure that its cloud platform delivers sufficient computing muscle. "You need a person/team that can implement your business's cloud strategy for you and ensure it is optimally managed and controlled. This is how you can maximize the potential of the cloud for business benefit," writes Stan Roach, chief customer officer at Agiliron, a SaaS solution provider.

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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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