Thanks to the massive rise in demand for cloud technology, the marketplace has diversified and grown significantly but this can make the selection of a service provider relatively difficult. Decision-makers will need to be careful when researching and choosing a cloud service provider. Some of the keys to success involve the identification of a vendor that can closely align the services with specific objectives and needs. This means that finding one with experience in your specific industry might be the best path forward. Leaders will also want to ensure that their chosen vendor has a strong track record of properly obliging service level agreements, providing support and maximizing uptime for the solutions.