Enterprises tend to get so focused on cloud migration that the real challenge is often forgotten until it’s too late: Creation of highly scalable and robust systems. Turns out that the real benefit of cloud is not in taking things online—although it does proffer some key advantages—but in making sure operations can be scaled up or down instantly and on-demand.
What can technology managers and consultants do to make this happen? Here are some points for consideration:
All this goes on to show that thanks to the cloud, it’s possible to get creative and build truly scalable systems that are disjoint from the constraints of hardware. Business focus should now be on getting more robust and flexible.