Not Just Blue-Sky Thinking: Cloud Computing and the Digital Supply Chain

Date Added: May 2009
Format: PDF

Cloud computing offers company the opportunity for nearly unlimited scalability to meet peak demands in processing the growing size and complexity of digital files. Beyond the processing that will continue to reside within their own data center, companies can meet variable needs by leveraging the cloud. This hybrid approach can help companies advance toward high performance by creating a more agile and responsive processing capability, differentiating their ability to serve customers and potentially reducing costs by 50 percent, and perhaps as much as 80 percent.