17 Jul 2012

Cloud lessons learned

CIO – 17th July 2012 Cloud adopters who are coming to the end of their initial three-year contracts may be intending either to change providers, or renew. Some now have strong opinions on what they liked – or didn’t like – about their Cloud experience and may be looking to do things a little differently this time around. Here are some Cloud lessons learned:

Not understanding multi-tenancy

Multi-tenanted services are those in which businesses share the same application with others, even if it appears that they don’t because data remains partitioned and protected from other users. That’s a subtle difference to the alternative, which is single-tenancy or dedicated services, where users are allocated their own virtual application and operating system, and in which they are the only user in that environment. Read full article