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Conformity: Now that IT departments are convinced that SaaS is here to stay, the challenge becomes integrating cloud solutions with existing IT policies and approaches. In this white paper, Conformity first outlines the traditional IT management model. It then details the significant challenges, including increased security and compliance risk, suboptimal spend on SaaS applications and licenses, increased operational costs, and decreased agility.
The paper ends with a call for solutions which provide business process integration, data/integration normalization, policy monitoring and enforcement, collaborative management, a platform, not point solution, and open standards and interoperability.