Are hidden costs dampening cloud computing benefits?

Cloud adoption is not a straight line proposition. It is increasingly the main push for many organizations looking to upgrade their IT strategy. A major reason for the shift includes the cloud’s obvious benefits; another reasoning stems from the fact that older IT models simply cannot deliver the speed and agility necessary to compete in today’s marketplace.

However, just because cloud is new and popular doesn’t mean it doesn’t require as much or more work than existing systems. With an emphasis on management or even relying on an outsourcing partner, many IT organizations can successfully implement cloud for their organization.

Yet, all businesses could run the risk of falling short of maximizing efficiencies within the cloud and running upadded costs that weren’t estimated for at the outset of a project.

So what are some hidden costs you need to know to look out for to …