4 strategies for cutting costs as you manage the cloud transition – #zones #IT #itam #saas #cloudmigration #cloud #incaseyoumissedit #ICYMI | #RoadmapForSuccess
July 29, 2022 Comments Off on 4 strategies for cutting costs as you manage the cloud transition – #zones #IT #itam #saas #cloudmigration #cloud #incaseyoumissedit #ICYMI | #RoadmapForSuccess Technology Adam E. Williams

As organizations worldwide start to migrate en masse toward remote and hybrid work models, there is a noticeable concurrent trend toward data center transformation. IT leaders are figuring out that the old model doesn’t work anymore – you can’t survive by simply keeping your data in one location, on premises. When you have people distributed all over the globe, your data needs to be available everywhere. Hence the rise of cloud technology.

But they’re also realizing this: There’s more to it than simply investing in as much cloud as possible, as fast as possible. You’ve got to be smart and strategic in your approach. According to Financial IT, this is a hot topic in technology circles right now – corporate leaders are trying to figure out how best to move to the cloud while cutting costs at the same time. Marilyn Moodley, country leader for South Africa and WECA at SoftwareONE, explained that organizations must have a plan that takes into account both current and future technology needs.

“A well executed 12-month roadmap should enable you to expand your ITAM team to prepare for a more complex tech landscape, start managing SaaS and cloud technologies based on where you are today, and develop key strategic alliances to meet the right business outcomes,” Moodley noted.

So if you’re looking to balance robust cloud technology with smart financial planning, what can you do? How can you best thread that needle?

Let’s take a look at four proven strategies.

[Read More]

About The Author
Adam E. Williams Account Manager with 20 years experience in Information Technology, Logistics, and Games Industries. Client-centric professional compelled to achieve greater win-win successes through focused solution sales. Striving to attain broader knowledge for greater achievements through continuous learning. Enthusiastic about providing proven customer service, sales, and communication to foster strong business relationships for mutual growth and benefit. I would love to share how my Sales, Business Development, Operations and Account Management experience and education can be a key asset to the success of your team or project. I have enjoyed a varied career over that time, which has given me a unique perspective and insight into business. More so, as an entrepreneur in the past, I have learned some powerful lessons on what to do to succeed as well as what not to do. I am a proven producer with a track record of increasing success and I have found that my success comes from continuous learning with a focus on the Pillars of Integrity, Creativity, and Perseverance. Let me bring that to bear for you in your project or team!