Cloud Infrastructure is transforming businesses, propelling them forward onto a next generation IT platform. By utilising Cloud infrastructure, applications and/or service offerings, businesses have the capability to gain significant advantages, including improved manageability and operational scalability with structured cost models.
Gain access to leading edge applications through infrastructure that integrates with on-premise IT business models.
A predictable cost model, can enable a business to make decisions and scale quickly, to take advantage of innovative applications, adapt in a short period to operational demands, all in a secure efficient manner, whilst meeting IT security governance and compliance.
Industry experts are estimating that 15% of businesses will be utilising the Public Cloud, 85% will be utilising Private Cloud solutions, either on premise or off premise by 2015.
Businesses can make the move whilst maintaining a hybrid model, a Private Cloud enables business to adhere to IT policies, security and meet compliance. IT Architects can help make your business make IT decisions simple, whether you utilise vendors expertise, an external consultant or an experienced service provider. (Cloud)
It may be time to assess and modernise network security and think about creating a mobile device strategy to support field staff, client demands and BYOD.
Utilise experienced business partners to help the business smoothly transition data to the cloud.
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- Top IT Trends: Expectations for 2014 (business2community.com)
- Public cloud vs. private cloud: The debate continues (geekwire.com)
- Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid Cloud – What are the Pros and Cons? (storagecraft.com)