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The IBM Cloud Adoption Playbook

The IBM Cloud Adoption Playbook

Mohamed Abdula, Sanjeev Sharma, Kyle Brown, Roland Barcia, Ndu Emuchay, Ingo Averdunk

ISBN: 978-1-119-49183-5

Mar 2018

256 pages

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Proven strategies for transforming your organization with the cloud

Cloud is one of the technologies that is fundamentally changing the way businesses work. Even with the major growth in cloud solutions, many traditional IT providers are finding it difficult to decide exactly what it means to adopt the cloud ... or even what ""cloud"" truly means to them. The seemingly limitless number of vendors and solutions make it even harder to pick the right cloud strategy for their business.

The IBM Cloud Adoption Playbook provides a way to sort through the options and make the best cloud decision. Written by a quartet of IBM Distinguished Engineers, this book defines the cloud, shows how adopting the cloud differs in small and large businesses, and provides proven roadmaps for succesful cloud adoption in the enterprise. Benefitting from numerous use cases and customer examples, this guide helps you pick the winning play that will allow your business to take advantage of all the cloud has to offer.

Flip through the pages inside to discover:
* How the key players in an enterprise IT organization make the cloud work
* How business drives the need for cloud solutions
* An overview of IBM's cloud adoption framework
* Sample strategies for adopting the cloud
* Culture changes you can expect from cloud adoption
* The architectural decisions driven by the cloud
* Security requirements for the cloud
* The roles of governance and methodology in cloud adoption