7 warnings to heed before a cloud migration

Veterans of cloud deployments offer tips about hardware, legacy systems and staff

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LAS VEGAS -- If a cloud migration is in your company's future, some IT cloud veterans are warning you to avoid the technology pitfalls that could be lurking in the dark.

Migrating to the cloud is becoming more common, especially for sizable enterprises. Certainly, most CIOs and IT managers are aware that they need to size up their security needs and ask about critical points, like reliability and scalability, before taking such a big step.

There are, however, those pesky missteps that are easy to make and that can lead to major headaches if you don't plan around them.

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