This White Paper describes a questionnaire that will help you identify your requirements for Cloud computing in a structured way, so that you can more easily reach the best solution. It contains questions about your enterprise – not about the products and services that you might be considering. It is put forward for discussion, with the intention that this discussion, and validation in the field, will result in a practical tool for use by enterprises.
The questions explore the following areas:
The answers to these questions will be input to your architecture development, as part of the process of Architecture Requirements Management. (See, for example, the Architecture Requirements Management process in TOGAF™ .)