DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "How to Guide for Cloud Processing and Outsourcing" report to their offering.
The How to Guide for Cloud Processing and Outsourcing can be used in whole or in part to plan for, negotiate, and manage the cloud outsourcing process. Included are job descriptions for Manager Cloud applications, Cloud Computing Architect, and Digital Brand Manager, a sample contract, service level agreement, ISO 27001 - 27002 - 27031 security audit checklist, Business and IT Impact Questionnaire and much more.
The need to lower cost, increase efficiency and conserve cash has increased the motivation of companies to turn to Cloud Computing and increased the appeal of alternative delivery models. The disruptive shifts in new demand and supply patterns drives changes for how IT services are bought and from whom. [external URL] need to be well defined.
As interest in cloud computing continues to gain momentum,there is increasing confusion about what cloud computing represents. Without a common, defined vocabulary and a standardized frame of reference, organizations cannot have a cogent discussion about cloud computing. The practical guide for cloud computing outsourcing addresses this challenge by providing a context for productive discussion and a structure for planning, both short- and long-term, for a successful implementation.
With the growth of cloud computing and software-as-a-service initiatives--there is a disturbing trend of some enterprises trusting performance monitoring to the vendors. In addition, Cloud processing is impacting many if not most outsourcing decisions. It enables CIO and IT professionals to access services and technologies on an incremental, pay-as-you-go basis at the moment it is needed, eliminating the need to sign one or two-year contracts.
Nearly six of 10 enterprises outsource some critical function--management, engineering, or development; almost one-fourth keep executive and management functions in-house but look to outsource everything else. As companies rely more on outsiders, a lack of oversight, management, and even monitoring can have catastrophic consequences.
Key Topics Covered:
- License for This Document
- Cloud and Outsourcing Management Standard
- Service Level Agreements (SLA)
- Problem Responsibility
- Cloud Processing and Outsourcing Policy Standard
- ISO 31000 Compliance - Risk Management
- Cloud Processing and Outsourcing Approval Standard
- Steps to implement Software as a Service (SaaS) via the Cloud
- Cloud Outsource Service Provider Level Agreements and Metrics
- SLA and Metrics Reporting
- Finding and Selecting a Cloud Outsource Vendor
- Outline for RFP and Negotiation of Contract Terms
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