For many businesses — especially startups and small companies — cloud computing sounds extremely appealing. However, the subtleties of cloud computing and the extent of options are often overlooked or misunderstood. When that is the case, it is very easy for a company to make the good strategic decision to go to the cloud, but a bad tactical decision to opt for a cloud solution that doesn’t fit the organization’s needs. The accompanying resource presents a high-level overview of the six basic choices for cloud environments, and the main advantages and disadvantages of each. As you will see, there is no one-size-fits-all cloud solution. Depending on your needs, one type of environment may be more beneficial than another. For more insights about cloud environments and their pros and cons, please check out our resource.