Many data center operators offer cloud computing products and services. We are all reading how cloud computing is the next big thing. But it's sometimes difficult to understand the benefits of this new technology service. This white paper from Hosting.com provides insight into what cloud computing can mean for your company in terms of efficiency, flexibility, and cost savings.
Because cloud computing is at the early stages of what Gartner calls the “hype cycle,” there is widespread confusion about what the term actually means, as well as questions about how this new technology can deliver practical business benefits. Gartner is also predicting that by 2012 many large organizations will not own their IT equipment. Therefore, it is important to understand how cloud computing will fit into your IT outsourcing strategy.
There are a lot of cloud computing definitions. It's perhaps more helpful to look at Cloud computing as a new approach to IT infrastructure, and an option that can provide more efficient use of computing resources. Cloud computing offers real value right now, and this white paper explains how it works in the context of IT outsourcing. Click here to download this white paper.
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