Looking for the First Step on the Cloud Adoption Path?- Cloud Based QA Environment
Some of the prime features of cloud such as on demand provisioning, elasticity, resource sharing, constant availability and security help address a lot of challenges related to QA environments; such as poor utilization of environments, unavailability, lack of environment oriented skill sets, budgets constraints for QA infrastructure setup and multi-vendor coordination situations. Overcoming these challenges with the cloud helps improve the efficiency of the QA teams which eventually has a positive impact on an organization's business outcome, with higher quality of applications at lower risks.
I believe that QA environment is the perfect place for an organization to begin its cloud journey before actually moving live applications on the cloud. By moving the QA environment to the cloud, organizations can see immediate advantages such as increased asset utilization, reduced proliferation, greater agility in servicing requests and faster release cycle times.
To find out more about the detailed benefits associated with Cloud based QA environments...read my latest POV at http://www.infosys.com/IT-services/independent-validation-testing-services/white-papers/Documents/begin-cloud-adoption.pdf. Do share your comments and feedback, I look forward to them.