Backing Out of the Cloud: Report from Information Week Analytics

Tue, 2011-01-04 17:05 -- carol

Ithaca, NY The lure of creating instant storage space, copies of large chunks of institutional data and new services are key reasons why there is enthusiam for using the "cloud"–we all own a piece of the digital tsunami of information and we are actively looking for more lifeboats load with our content asap.

The risk of vendor lock-in–the inability to access or move data except through a specific vendor without incurring additional costs–is often overlooked by cloud customers. To find out more about planning for how to use the cloud you may download this free Information Week Analytics report "Informed CIO: Cloud Exit Strategy" by Patrick Foxhoven, CIO and a co-founder of CentraComm for a limited time:

http://analytics.informationweek.com/abstract/5/3714/Cloud-Computing/informed-cio-cloud-exit-strategy.html

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