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Plugging into the Cloud

Dear MOM,

My company is ready to move our software systems to the cloud. How do we unplug from our hardware and plug into the cloud?

Signed,
Moving Up
 

Dear Moving Up,

Welcome to your exciting future!

I hope you realize, however, that your can’t just pack your systems up and expect them to work in their new environment! But don’t panic either, because you certainly don’t have to buy all new systems.

We’ve written a terrific guide to moving to the cloud, Welcome to the Cloud Neighborhood, which details all of the exciting benefits of life in the cloud, and how to get your systems prepared for the big move. You’re going to love it here!

Congratulations!

MOM

About MOM

MOM is a seasoned IT advisor, business consultant, and former programmer. She wrote her first program many years ago, on the UNIVAC I, in COBOL. After skating punch tape around all day, she got to talking and giggling with a co-worker and wrote a “hot or not” program ranking the eligible bachelors in the office. From there, MOM's career in IT took off, and she gained a reputation as a go-to advisor for technology solutions that revitalize business. Drawing from over 25 years in the ever-changing technology landscape, MOM has seen it all - from dramatic growth to dismal failure. Her history of "coming through in the clutch" has saved numerous projects (and businesses...and careers) from certain disaster, and we are proud to call on MOM for her wisdom, her savvy and of course, her advice.