Setting Goals and Planning for Your Cloud Service Model

After you've purchased your cloud service model, you need to begin planning for the implementation of new services to your existing software and hardware. Creating a clear plan for this and communicating it to your IT team keeps them focused and outlines the goals necessary to achieve a smooth execution. These are six points to remember as you create a plan for your team.

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Planning to Sell Your Cloud Service Model

Once you have decided to implement a cloud service model, there are several steps that you can take to help prepare your current environment to sell cloud resources. Creating a clear process that is well communicated to your internal staff can significantly impact your team in a positive manner and speed to streamline the implementation process of your new equipment. These three implementation tips can help you as your work toward establishing your cloud service model internally.

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Pitching your new Cloud Service Model

Many cloud providers get hung up on highlighting the bells and whistles of their infrastructure and overlook the benefits their cloud service models can offer to their potential customers. In many cases, potential customers know that they need a cloud solution, but don’t know why or how to best utilize it for their unique business needs. Paying attention to your customers’ pain points and addressing those in your sales pitch is the easiest way to help them visualize how cloud infrastructure can augment their current business practices.

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How to Use Cloud: 5 Ways to Prepare your Leadership Team

Launching a new product is a big undertaking, to say the least. It can come with stress and confusion, but it doesn’t have to. With careful planning and communication, you can smoothly and effectively lead your team to a successful new product implementation. This post is specifically for management personnel preparing their team to sell cloud resources to their customers, and discusses the importance of leadership commitment to your team throughout the new product implementation process. 

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