Five key issues organisations should consider when developing their cloud and data centre strategies.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is undergoing a structural shift in the era of social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies (SMAC). In the Asia-Pacific region, for example, this shift is accelerating business innovation, opening up new markets and disrupting traditional ones. However, these changes are also forcing organisations to look much more closely at exactly where their data is located and under what conditions it is being managed.
Based on insights from our clients, including Dell and Rackspace, we believe organisations should focus on the following five elements to find the right data centre environment and ensure success in the SMAC era.