3 options for applications that don’t fit the cloud

Not every application and data set is right for private or public cloud computing. Indeed, as much as 50 percent of today’s workloads are not a good fit for the cloud.

However, all is not lost. You have alternatives that can drive as much value as cloud computing from legacy workloads. As we continue to move the low-hanging fruit to the cloud, we need to find new and more efficient homes for the misfits. Here are three options.

1. Find a SaaS alternative

More than 2,000 SaaS companies provide everything from HR automation to automotive garage management applications. If your legacy application is not right for the cloud, consider a SaaS replacement that not only fits but exceeds expectations.

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