Published: 2 Mar 2012
Cloud computing is proliferating at a rapid pace and with service providers large and small expanding their offerings to include new cloud services, it is easier than ever for IT and business pros alike to procure them. Access to services is a good thing, but at the same time, this has opened up the enterprises to new legal risks, and if not managed properly, could jeopardize a firm’s operations and even its very existence.
Cloud service contracts provide a critical layer of protection against these new risks. In this session, attendees will learn the most important components of a cloud computing contract, including critical elements to watch for, such as:
- How to decipher and negotiate a sound cloud service SLAs
- Top traps or “gotchas” to watch for
- How to structure and execute an exit strategy
- Top tips for proactively designing your contract for success