UK Government: From cloud first to cloud appropriate?

Since 2013 the UK Government’s flagship ‘Cloud First’ policy has been at the forefront of enabling departments to shed their legacy IT architecture in order to meaningfully embrace digital transformation. The policy outlines that the cloud (and specifically, public cloud) be the default position for any new services; unless it can be demonstrated that other alternatives offer better value for money. 

Cloudera outlines three events that could threaten the Cloud First approach.

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