White Paper

Optimizing the Cloud Infrastructure for Enterprise Applications

Infrastructure Management

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Given the technological and organizational risks associated with public cloud computing
solutions, IT organizations evaluating these solutions need to determine if:
- The IaaS services are optimized to support their applications
-Their applications will run on the optimized cloud infrastructure
-Organizational silos will impede the effective management of the overall solution

When evaluating application-optimized public cloud infrastructures, IT organizations should
evaluate the following attributes:

-Standardization, Simplification, and Modularization


-Automated Management System

-Availability and Security

-Customization for Specific Applications

-Pre-Optimized Infrastructure for Managed Applications

-Application Expertise

-Sophisticated Application Management Processes

-Flexible Service Offerings

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