The cloud computing environment has become as complex as most traditional data centers, and now requires management and support functions to be integrated with monitoring and planning functions to ensure that organizations are getting the best value from the services used.
- This report examines the key trends in IT management as they relate to cloud computing, as-a-service, management.
Features and Benefits
- Discover why IT organizational maturity is lagging the technology in terms of how it is deployed and operated by organizations.
- Learn how management process and procedures are challenged by cloud computing and new technologies.
Key questions answered
- Why does the journey to the cloud start with IaaS but quickly expand to PaaS?
- In an as-a-service word, how must technology, people, and processes be changed to ensure new business value is being delivered?
Table of contents
Recommendations for enterprises
IT organizational maturity is lagging the technology in terms of how it is deployed and operated by organizations
Understanding the new role and purpose of IT
The cloud links more of the IT spend to business activity but does not solve all the issues
Service integration and management (SIAM) represents the ongoing cost of managing IT delivery
The management framework needs to reflect the new reality
Management processes and procedures are challenged by the use of cloud computing and new technologies
Container management is designed with DevOps in mind
The move from containers to microservices as a service
Server-less computing is a different challenge
Centralized security policies with a local execution
SecOps is now the next area where process change is under way
The journey to the cloud starts with IaaS but quickly expands to PaaS
Managing IaaS requires new procedures
The momentum in cloud adoption comes from greater use of PaaS