Insider Tips on How to Get the Cloud You Need

Insider Tips on How to Get the Cloud You Need

Posted on 05/28/2015

Eavesdrop at a CIO networking event, and you’ll probably hear the term ‘SaaS’ before you can snag a shrimp off the nearest tray. It’s understandably top of mind—cloud computing and SaaS are boardroom-level topics at this point.

“Nearly all the CIOs I’ve spoken with are wrestling with how they can leverage cloud to deliver more value to the enterprise,” says Oracle CIO Mark Sunday. “In particular, I’m hearing a lot about what questions we need to be asking potential SaaS providers.”

Fortunately for Sunday, he has a direct line to an actual cloud provider: Tom Fisher, CIO of Oracle Cloud Services. The two sat down recently to hash out the tactics involved in choosing a SaaS provider.