by Kevin Jones | Source: Guardian.co.uk
The cloud lets companies make huge savings on computing, but there is an initial outlay that might put many off
Let me start by answering the question: what is the cloud? It’s not a new architecture, new technology or a new methodology – it is, however, a radically new way of doing business. It’s a way to address some of the biggest challenges facing computer technology bosses today.
In today’s fast-paced business environment, every company is looking for ways to accelerate its rate of business and to respond quickly to shifting market demands and opportunities. Technology plays a crucial role in speeding up business processes. It is no longer acceptable to delay a major company initiative for months so the IT department can spec out, purchase, test, set-up, and provision new systems.
At Dell, we call that the “Yes, Now” culture.