Cloud Asset Management: 5 Top Tips to Control Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock

Discover how to control your SaaS, PaaS and IaaS applications and mitigate the threats from Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock

As the rate of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS adoption accelerates across the globe, Forbes magazine predicts 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020. Meanwhile, the global SaaS market is valued over $180bn with an annual growth rate of 21%. Microsoft is in the lead with a world-wide market share of over 17%, closely followed by Salesforce and Adobe. Manufacturing is predicted to lead all industries in cloud spending, with investment forecast to exceed $20bn this year. Professional Services, Banking and Retail will also increase investments.

The attraction of the cloud is causing exponential growth in SaaS, PaaS and IaaS investments, with many organizations diving head-first into this brave new world without seriously examining the hidden dangers of Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock. In this white paper, we will explore the main threats of Shadow IT, Cloud Sprawl and Bill Shock, before presenting our 5 top tips to control them.

  • Tip 1: Senior Management Buy In
  • Tip 2: IT Procurement Policies and Processes
  • Tip 3: New Starters and Leavers Process
  • Tip 4: Controlled Migration Program
  • Tip 5: Cloud Asset Management

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