Why have a cloud first strategy?

You want to have a cloud first strategy because cloud computing can help you in achieving your long-term business goals. Digitalization makes that companies need to; shorten the time-to-market, increase the speed of innovation and operate cost-effectively and – efficiently. A cloud-first strategy is a cloud strategy to consider cloud computing first, before any other solution. You want to consider cloud first because of the above benefits of cloud computing for your business. Cloud-first is not a cloud-only strategy. You want to have the best solution for your specific business needs. That solution can be one of your multi cloud providers or another non-cloud solution if that fits better in achieving your business goals.

So a cloud first strategy helps you to decide on cloud first, before you consider any other solution.