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Cloud Enablement

What is cloud enablement?

Cloud enablement is the process of analyzing an organization’s existing landscape, then architecting, deploying and operating a portion of or its entire in-house IT infrastructure, software and resources to either a public, private or hybrid cloud environment. A cloud enablement initiative can encompass migrating servers, operating system, databases, business applications and more to the cloud.

What are the business benefits of cloud enablement?

The business benefits of cloud enablement include:

  • Cost-effectiveness. Reduced upfront costs of investing in facilities, utilities, hardware and licensing. Pay-as-you-go model allows an organization to pay for only the computing resources it uses.  
  • Scalability. Complete control over infrastructure and the ability to scale IT resources up and down depending on business demands.
  • Speed of innovation. The agility to respond swiftly to market needs by rolling out new products or services.
  • Accessibility. Access to cloud-based applications and data from virtually any device by connecting to the internet.
  • High availability. Most cloud providers provide highly reliable services, with up to 99.99% uptime.

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