What are some top considerations for your company or agency when considering a cloud provider? Is it data liberation, SLA requirements, capacity? I’d love to hear your input on this, as it’s a hot topic today.
One I faced is the data security elements of the cloud provider -v- data handling requirements as prescribed by law. Our own rules often dictate how much we can share “in the clouds”. Begging the question: If we can only share X amount and it is going to cost Y dollars, the why bother to do it all when there are other pressing needs? I’m not saying I agree with that assessment, but it does exist.