Date Added: Feb 2010
Cloud services promise to unlock the value of IT, and start to deliver strategic business value. Cloud computing is one of the most talked-about technology trends, with many promised business benefits. While there is no doubt they can be of immense value to the enterprise, cloud services have attracted myths and hype. Adopting cloud services is likely to be an evolving process for any enterprise, and it is important to understand how existing services fit the cloud delivery model, and how an organisation should approach cloud computing. This White Paper separates the fact from the fiction; it examines the role of cloud services in the current business environment, and the factors to consider before adopting them.