Cloud Computing: Top 10 Mistakes Enterprises Can Make When Moving Data into the Cloud
It's true that experience can be the best teacher, but there also can be real-world costs to learning things on the job. If mistakes are made, those costs can be substantial for a company's bottom line. That has proved harmful to many IT management careers. So when you want to introduce something new to your IT system, such as internal or external cloud infrastructure or services, do your homework to find out how others have fared. Because cloud systems are trendy, a lot of IT managers are looking at how they might work for them. Good advice, gained by front-line experience, is gold. Here eWEEK has consulted with Seagate Technology's wholly owned subsidiary, i365, for its advice. Formerly called Seagate Services, i365 handles online storage and e-discovery, disaster recovery and file sharing services for midmarket companies and SMBs. Chief Technology Officer David Allen shares his and i365's experience for eWEEK readers.