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Five Factors to Influence Cloud Adoption – The Pros and Cons

What could contribute toward a mass adoption of cloud in 2011?

Five things  that could contribute toward a mass adoption of Cloud Computing in 2011, such as whether the Government adoption of  Clouds with new laws will support  transactions over Cloud, and also what could have a negative impact on Cloud Computing.

 

GOOD

BAD

SAP, Oracle  and major ERP players offering SaaS solutions.

SaaS is restricted to email and CRM applications.

IT outsourcing majors sees cloud as Complimentary to outsourcing business,  from angle of value proposition to customers.

IT outsourcing majors sees red in loss of revenues from out sourcing business, and we started seeing debates over  out sourcing  versus cloud sourcing

More Clouds, public, private and hybrid and cloud to a cloud federation.

Few players getting overwhelmed and resulting in the missed SLAs  or  not able to scale up as promised.

Government adoption of  Clouds with new laws to support  transactions over Cloud

Cloud is seen as security threat with more restrictions on the  data placement , data movement and privacy concerns

Industry Vertical  Clouds for

  • Automobiles
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Life Sciences ....

Which  attack common compliance and consumer related issues rather than reinventing the common logic.

Competition and go-to-market pressures leave the top industry  players to continue with private data centers


As we can see the good and bad outcomes shown above are at either extreme. Wishing for a good outcome in all five categories will speed up cloud adoption, especially in enterprises.

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