Making a Cloud Solution Decision

Lesson Description:

The decision to purchase cloud-based services falls mostly on the shoulders of the IT department. But today, more functions across the enterprise have to provide input in order to make an educated decision. Business units, privacy, security, procurement and information management all have a point of view that requires consideration.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the key players involved in making a cloud-based solution decision.
  • Recognize considerations from multiple perspectives when making a cloud decision.
  • Understand actions an information management professional can take to participate in cloud-based solution decisions.
Making a Cloud Solution Decision | Iron Mountain


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