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Silver Clouds, Dark Linings: A Concise Guide to Cloud Computing by Stephen G. Bennett, Archie Reed

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Preface

Shift Happens!

This book is written for business and technology leaders (CEOs, CIOs, CISOs, Enterprise Architects) wanting to take advantage of the opportunities “cloud services” create, without being taken advantage of.

Your job is to prioritize your business investment choices based on strategic value and the financial and growth implications. Your role is to clearly see shifts before they occur and prepare to make the best moves for your business. In this role you will have been hearing many things regarding cloud—cloud computing, cloud services, cloud everything. You may have heard that this is the greatest solution to your technology ills and corporate cost management needs. You may have heard that cloud is the riskiest approach ...

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