This infographic summarizes 6 key issues that European organisations are concerned about while facing the digital transformation: motivations, challenges and barriers.Read More
Category: Cloud Computing
How can businesses leverage the cloud for maximum benefit? How is the cloud changing the way businesses organize themselves and approach information technology? How are the most successful businesses leveraging cloud technology for increased competitiveness and productivity? We answer these questions and more with a series of articles focused on the many ways cloud computing revolutionizes enterprise IT.
Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)
Companies who intend to procure and deploy IT infrastructure have to decide whether they want to outsource their deployment to the cloud or handle it in-house with on-premise hardware. A decade ago, that decision wasn’t available and...Read More
The cloud has come a long way, both in terms of technology and acceptance in the business world. It’s widely understood that the cloud offers game-changing advantages, and the majority of large companies have jumped on board with both...
Public cloud platforms have often been marketed as the cheaper option. In many cases the cloud is cheaper than the alternatives, but I think it was a mistake for the cloud industry to focus on price as the leading benefit. In an...Read More
Back in 2012, a survey showed that upwards of 90% of nonprofits were using the cloud in some capacity. The vast majority of those were using hosted SaaS applications and many had only the vaguest conception of what the cloud was.
A hybrid cloud combines two of the fundamental cloud modalities: private clouds and public clouds. Hybrid clouds are becoming increasingly popular among medium and large companies because of an intuitive understanding that hybrid...
If you read the articles on this blog, you’ll see “business agility” mentioned many times. That the cloud increases business agility is a claim underlying much of what is written on the web about the cloud. But what exactly is business...Read More
A substantial proportion of the developed world lives a multi-device life. At a minimum, they make daily use of a desktop or laptop computer and a phone. Many also use tablets, and as wearables become more popular, we’ll see a rise in...
The cloud is no more or less secure than any other infrastructure deployment method. An IaaS platform can be secure or it can be insecure; the devil is in the implementation details. But the cloud does differ from traditional in-house...Read More