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Don’t let these 5 distressing mistakes drain your cloud project in 2019

As famously quoted by Paul F. Davis, “The sun always shines above the clouds.” This is undoubtedly a widely recognized quotation. However, what we often fail or skip to mention is that beneath those clouds, there lies thunderstorms, lightning and strong currents of winds, to name a few. This is why it is never that easy to reach the clouds, since you ought to overcome loads of blockades and obstacles.

It is the same with cloud technology. On the positive side, cloud provides a plethora of tangible benefits to a company like scalability, improved flexibility and agility. Whereas, on the darker side, a minutest of goof-up can land a business in troubled waters and chaos.

Here are five such unsettling cloud faux pas that you better not make in 2019:

  1. Lack of a trained staff

In today’s cloud era, IT departments work in an inside-out IT infrastructure. And, if your employees are ignorant when it comes to using the services and tools designed to reshape and simplify key business operations, they will simply choose not to use them. This is one of the biggest reasons where many cloud projects fail.

  1. Lack of a cloud strategy

Getting aboard the cloud journey without defining the KPIs and strategy is a huge flashing sign. Failing to have a proper plan in place will simply push your cloud project into trouble. Thus, you will need to rope in cloud experts to help develop a proper plan and strategy for your cloud journey that will reflect as what you want to accomplish and how you wish to migrate.

Read also: Surviving Enterprise Cloud Migration Successfully

  1. Lack of budget planning

When a business is uncertain about its cloud project’s direction, it won’t be in a position either to allocate the right amount of funds into the project. Thus, lack of appropriate funding measures is like moving down a rabbit hole. This is the reason businesses ought to allocate apt and adequate budget.

  1. Lack of a modern-day approach

Migrating to cloud is anytime a huge event in a company’s timeline. It is a lot like moving from horse cart to a current day automobile. Lacking a modern-day approach may cause a business to end up with confusion and zero controls over the project.

  1. Lack of realistic expectations

Several business leaders often tend to have unrealistic expectations when it comes to cloud. For example, hosting email applications, database and other documents on a cloud based CRM system shouldn’t pose a problem, but running heavy videos, graphics and other applications that require specific or additional hardware would be a problem.

Takeaway

Migrating to cloud calls for a next-gen approach and having an expert by your side would help you sail smooth throughout your cloud journey. Contact us now to get the most out of your cloud investment now. You can also SMS SAGE to 56767 or write to us at sales@sagesoftware.co.in for a free consultation.

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