Challenges for the CIO

2. SWOT Analysis

Cloud computing can both bring risks as well as opportunities depending on how it is applied and which countermeasures for those risks are taken. This chapter will present these hazards and potentials based on following SWOT analysis.

SWOT Analysis
SWOT Helpful Harmful
Internal Strength
·       Cost reduction


·       Scalable IT resources


·       Technology is up to date


·       No investment risk
* Server management is ourtsourced
Weaknesses
·       Dependent on provider


·       Risk of renouncing own IT competence


·     &