When choosing a hosting provider, a reseller, or even a SaaS vendor, there are many key insights that you must heed. Part of the ‘crawl’ stage in the three stages of cloud adoption, understanding the cloud environment: The responsibilities, the readiness, and the adoption planning must be taken to heart before making the move. Knowing the things for which providers must be held accountable will help you to make a more informed cloud decision.
It’s a scary fact, but some cloud applications do not meet the needs of growing businesses. Be it a compliance issue, a security issue, or even poor planning that leaves a cloud provider declaring bankruptcy; there can be issues for which your business must be prepared before signing a Service-Level Agreement.