Security has always been one of the biggest concerns in both cloud computing and using a distributed workforce. The fear that data could be highjacked from the cloud or from public telecommunications networks has kept many organizations from taking full advantage of cloud based solutions to create remote offices or work-from-home opportunities, important advantages in agile computing and employee retention.
As VMware service providers, we were interested to read this interview in which VMware chief executive Paul Maritz talks about cloud computing, the changing expectations of employees and consumers, and the business opportunity these changes present.
Today’s business climate is making more demands on companies to control costs while doing everything they can to generate new growth. If your business is at this crossroads, it may be time to consider colocation as a way to control your IT operations and costs, protect your company’s data, and maximize the time of your IT staff.
If it’s time for your business to consider moving to the cloud, it is time to start studying your options.
The key to succeeding with the move is finding the right cloud hosting partner for you.
Business today requires a different model of computing technology than just a few short years ago. The challenge of the IT industry is to keep up with the need for quicker information transfer, availability of data in a variety of locations, and vaster amounts of storage capacity.