The cloud promises unlimited capacity, pennies per hour to operate, 4+ nines of uptime and infrastructure managed by a dedicated staff. Even technical challenges around security and compliance can be achieved and are no longer suspect. So why wouldn't you send everything to the cloud?
Cloud computing gives user organisations and IT alike the freedom of maneuvering and long-run flexibility that was never possible with traditional enterprise applications. However, that freedom makes for new levels of unpredictability when it comes to big deployments, and some new requirements for support.
Businesses are overwhelming realising the benefits of adopting cloud infrastructure strategies.
An alarming number of organisations lack an effective strategy to manage vulnerabilities and risk within their cloud computing environments, mistakenly assuming that “my cloud provider takes care of security for me”.