Business in the Cloud: What Every Business Needs to Know by Michael H. Hugos

By Michael H. Hugos

Protecting cloud computing from what the enterprise chief must be aware of, this booklet describes the way it can nimbly ramp up profit tasks, certainly impression enterprise operations and prices, and the way this permits enterprise leaders to shed fear approximately know-how to allow them to concentrate on their enterprise. It additionally unearths the cloud's impression on company association buildings, the evolution of conventional IT within the international economic system, capability advantages and hazards of cloud versions and most significantly, how the IT functionality is being rethought through businesses this day who're making room for the arriving tidal wave that's cloud computing.

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From one perspective, building owners saw advantages in getting rid of those expensive electricity generators in the basement. No more coal deliveries, no more staff to shovel the coal dayin and day-out. No more mechanical and electrical engineers on staff. But from another viewpoint, there were just as many people concerned about whether a new power grid would be reliable. Why should we take the chance on a new power grid, they argued, when the building was already self-sufficient? 3 The in-house electric power people countered that relying on outside utilities was a performance and security risk.

Implications of the Transition to Cloud Computing Momentum created by the pressures of our present economy is driving us to more widespread implementation of cloud computing. ’’ The twin concerns of performance and security are valid as companies transition to these models, but they are increasingly met with practical conversation and decision making, rather than just excuses or reasons to avoid a switch to cloud computing. Vendors are rapidly delivering tools to respond to and manage these concerns.

Com/article/500629/From Cloud Computing to Shared Services Why CIOs Are Taking a New Look at Sharing IT Infrastructure and Applications. 4. idc. p=422. 5. subjectid=348909& story id=E1 TNQTTRGQ. 6. Jeremy Rifkin, The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis (New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2009). 7. , p. 538. 8. Business and technology practices for earning the agility dividend are explored in the book by Michael Hugos, Business Agility: Sustainable Prosperity in a Relent lessly Competitive World (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2009).

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