Business people know business. Cloud infrastructure may be somewhat off-putting to those in the world of business because it’s something they don’t fully understand or appreciate. How the cloud affects them and their place in the hierarchy is something that many have questions on.
However, Cloud Services are becoming an important part of daily operations for enterprises. The adaptable space, and endless digital filing cabinet, allow businesses to have their applications up and running faster with easier manageability and less maintenance. The IT department is also able to rapidly adjust resources (such as servers, storage, and networking) to meet fluctuating and unpredictable business demand.
Right now, many clouds are geared toward consumer tools. What companies aren’t seeing, is by gearing these tools towards applications and services that consumers use it is in turn, being better suited for businesses.
In CDW’s recent Cloud Computing Tracking Poll Report they found, 37% adoption in enterprises followed by higher education (34%), healthcare (30%), federal government (29%), state & local government (23%) and SMBs (21%).
By basing your service in a cloud server you’re eliminating the need for multiple departments to create servers for customers/clients, or even inside your company. cloud-based services could mean a big change for the Enterprise. Not only affecting the way business is conducted, but what type of business are started.
With the trends in cloud computing and technology increasing, there isn’t any doubt that the cloud is here to stay.
Where do you think cloud-based services will take the Enterprise?