Explore Six Critical Areas of Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Success
COVID-19 forced businesses to change their operations, often very quickly and, sometimes, without adequate planning. Some organizations were forced to undertake their first cloud deployment out of necessity, or they ramped-up existing cloud deployments; these deployments were a logical reaction since this solution allows organizations to serve remote workers and scale up to meet increased online business demand. However, at Unisys, we don’t see that business is going back to “normal” any time soon … it probably will never completely go back to the way it was.
According to a recent poll of CFOs conducted by Gartner, 74% of respondents indicated they expect to move many previously onsite employees to remote work—even after the COVID crisis passes.
These struggles are significant, and dangers are tangible, but new opportunities abound. After moving to the cloud many organizations asking: Now what?
Unisys, as a global cloud solutions provider, benefits from “reports from the front lines, and as a result we can share the major challenges organizations are dealing with as they’ve moved significant operations into the cloud. We’ve seen challenges first-hand. In times like these, we all need help with growing pains and to ensure maximum ROI is derived from the moves we made.
Here are a few tips, from industry experts, for transitioning to cloud in the short and long term.
We’ve learned that cloud success rests on the six critical focal areas to ensure a more productive, cost-effective, and secure cloud workforce. They are:
- Security and Compliance
- Application Modernization
Each focal area reinforces and strengthens every other.