Business disadvantages using cloud computing?

eyeCloud computing is hot. But severe business risks and challenges are involved to retrieve the promised business advantages of cloud computing.



  • The main disadvantages are: security, loss of control, unstable cost structure , potentially decreased business flexibility, integration problems.
  • An adaptive architecture, including a new business model must be developed to retrieve business value
  • Organizational changes are needed for adapting the technology (procedures, skills, business model)
  • Formulate and maintain an exit procedure to change from CSP (Cloud Service Provider).
  • Cloud computing technologies and business models have not yet reached maturity. Standards are being developed.

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