One of the most popular buzz phrases these days is “cloud computing”. As with most topics, Wikipedia has a very thorough overview of exactly what cloud computing is, how it works, and much more. In the media there are debates on the rate of adoption, the pros and cons and the future of life in the cloud for businesses. However, there are new studies every day that are proving the success and growing adoption of the cloud computing environment.
Gartner predicts that “by 2012, 20 percent of businesses will own no IT assets. Several interrelated trends are driving the movement toward decreased IT hardware assets, such as virtualization, cloud-enabled services, and employees running personal desktops and notebook systems on corporate networks.”
Can you imagine not having any IT assets to pay for or manage and your data would be available whenever you need it? You will be able to focus your efforts on more strategic initiatives and will be saving money while doing it.
Providing our data recovery solutions in the cloud, we believe that cloud computing is here to stay and small and mid-sized businesses should seriously consider moving to the cloud to take advantage of its many benefits. Are you living in the cloud or do you plan to move there?