IT organizations are moving to the cloud in droves with high hopes to improve efficiency, increase agility and save money. In an effort to address this insatiable demand, leading companies like Amazon.com AMZN +1.53%, Google GOOGL +0.55%, Microsoft MSFT +1.52%, Rackspace RAX +0% and others provide a wide range of cloud product offerings and services. The choices can be daunting for IT organizations who need to support a variety of users and applications. Many IT organizations see the ability to avoid the cost and headache of acquiring hardware and software in their own data center as the primary benefit to move to the cloud.
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