With issues of data residency and reluctance to move away from legacy resolved, the question now arises if the average Indian CIO has enough faith in cloud service providers to store and manage critical business data seamlessly.
Cloud’s first avatar aka cloud 1.0 was all about agility, scalability, time and cost savings. Today the model is evolving, making way for its next version, which is more interactive, intelligent and business driven.
Migrating to the cloud model is strategically re-defining the role and responsibilities of CIO’s.
While the cloud is evolving as an alternative model to traditional IT, cloud architects must also thoroughly understand the cost implications of their design.