1. Fine-tune your cloud-first strategy with better metrics

    Fine-tune your cloud-first strategy with better metrics

    Calculating the risks and benefits of a cloud-first strategy is a difficult problem for CIOs with large, complex IT environments. 

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    1. It's hard to argue in that case that you'll do better with uptime, refreshing systems and performance than with cloud.
    2. Cloud isn't always the best choice, and I've been surprised there's been so little discussion of that.
    3. CIOs are looking at it in a more refined light. It's being redefined as we find out more information.
    4. The notion of being able to fail fast has a business advantage.
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