220;The sun always shines above the clouds,221; optimists enjoy telling us. What they fail to mention is that beneath the clouds there217;s often high winds, torrential downpours, lightning and the occasional golf-ball-size hail bombardment.
The same is true with cloud computing. On the sunny side, the cloud offers a variety of benefits, including the promise of enhanced reliability, flexibility, manageability and scalability. Look below, however, and you’ll see the cloud’s dark side — a place where a single error, oversight or miscalculation can lead to utter catastrophe.
If you want to ensure a cloud transition that showers your enterprise with benefits rather than red ink and lawsuits, avoid these 10 common mistakes.