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Configuration Management Software – A Critical Piece in Closing the Private Cloud Open Loop

Cloud computing has risen to the top of IT’s discussion list, with the focus primarily on public clouds, out of the high-profile side of public-cloud vendors and their smooth accessibility. But when turning to implementation, many IT organizations are not ready to rely on public clouds out of concern for security, storage of sensitive data outside the corporate firewall and a general lack of control on the part of IT.
It presents an opportunity to tremendously increase the agility of IT, allowing the IT organization to rapidly and efficiently respond to changing business requirements, while still maintaining control.
However, IT execs are now coming to understand the challenges involved in making the transition to a new cloud infrastructure, where provisioning it is uncharted territory.
We explore the key technical challenges that lay ahead for even the most well planned cloud implementations, and where efforts should be focused in order to …