Best Practices for Cloud Adoption

As you consider the cloud computing model, you will need to evaluate best practices for cloud adoption. There are a number of best practices that can be applied to the cloud computing model:

  • Define and set goals and success criteria early.
  • Fail quickly and learn from mistakes.
  • Design your solution around performance and availability.
  • Take advantage of the flexibility of the cloud, and don’t lock yourself in.
  • Focus on self-service for your end users, whether they are internal or external to the organization.
  • Build security into the DNA of your cloud solution.
  • Understand how regulation and legal systems affect your business.