Storyboard: Create a Game Plan to Implement Cloud Backup the Right Way

There is a lot of hype and a lot of fear around targeting backups at the cloud. Complete this blueprint to get a sense of the real risks and rewards of cloud backup.

Create a Game Plan to Implement Cloud Backup the Right Way

The cloud isn’t a magic bullet for backups. Build a strategy that fits your needs and mitigates critical cloud challenges.
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Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services – Phase 4: Manage the Contract, Transition, and Vendor

This phase of the blueprint, Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services, will help you review your SLAs and develop a plan to transition the service and manage the vendor.

Service Acquisition Planning and Tracking Tool

Use this Service Acquisition Planning and Tracking Tool to plan your acquisition activities and track progress.

Vendor Management Template

Use this vendor management template to track your communications with the vendor and prepare for regular service reviews.

Vendor Question Organizer Template

Use this vendor question organizer template to organize questions your vendors have regarding your RFP and your responses.

Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services – Phase 3: Manage Vendor Questions and Select the Vendor

This phase of the blueprint, Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services, will help you manage the activities surrounding vendor questions and score your responses to...

Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services – Phase 2: Assess Requirements and Build the RFP

This phase of the blueprint, Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services, will help you assess your service requirements and build an RFP.

Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services – Phases 1-4

This storyboard provides an end-to-end process to effectively acquire infrastructure services, from developing your requirements to developing the RFP, to managing the...

Effectively Acquire Infrastructure Services – Executive Brief

Read this Executive Brief to understand why acquiring infrastructure services should be treated differently than acquiring infrastructure products.
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