One of the biggest differences between the initial “Cloud First” policy and the current “Cloud Smart” policy is the understanding of cost.

Agencies and industry alike have gotten smarter about what it takes to move applications to the cloud and how to support the ever-growing mound of data they are facing.

Over the last decade, agencies have learned, sometimes the hard way, that moving data between the cloud and on-premise applications can be costly. This is why it all comes back to what workloads make the most sense for the cloud.

This e-book aims to help agencies ask the right questions as they modernize and move more applications and data into the cloud.

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