Cloud adoption is increasingly widespread at enterprise organizations and a growing number of small and medium-size businesses. loud computing is also a potential source of massive disruption, not only for traditional global technology markets, but also within your organization. Cloud success depends on managing this disruption carefully to ensure that the benefits cloud brings to your company are not overshadowed by costs such as unhappy employees or unnecessary risks.
This report consolidates the experience, insight, and lessons that Forrester has gained from discussions with global organizations with enterprisewide cloud strategies, primarily based on Amazon Web Services. These companies are reaching new markets faster, empowering employees, and leveraging cloud without sacrificing compliance, control, or employee satisfaction. CIOs should use these insights to accelerate the inevitable expansion of cloud usage within their organizations.