Heading for the Clouds: Implications for Cloud Computing Adopters

  title={Heading for the Clouds: Implications for Cloud Computing Adopters},
  author={Norah Abokhodair and Hazel Taylor and Surry Jones Mowery and Jitsuko Hasegawa},
Cloud computing projects have many implications, including issues such as security, compliance, funding, cohesion with existing systems, operational resource requirements, and number of employees involved. In order to gain a better understanding of why businesses are interested in adopting cloud services in spite of these potential difficulties, we interviewed senior IT personnel at five different organizations about their processes related to “cloud” decisions, their thoughts before and during… CONTINUE READING
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