It is interesting that some governmental bodies and national decision-makers are canvassing for the expanded use of cloud computing in their jurisdiction because of the relative economic gains it can bring to the regions. In October this year, the EU’s Digital Chief claimed that “greater use of the internet to store and process data remotely (cloud computing) could boost the European Union’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 160 billion euro annually by 2020”.
The positive impact of cloud computing is different than other new technologies. This is because it transforms how companies operate. Cloud technology has a positive aspect on costs and efficiency. However, its most important effect is spurring innovation.
Cloud computing has been the buzzword in the world of Information Technology for quite some time and it is likely to retain that status in the coming years as well. Cloud computing has been helping business enterprises deliver services faster and less costly as compared to all existing delivery models.
One of the more prominent concepts in technology right now is cloud computing. This is a very vast topic as it entails a conundrum of other hybrid concepts derived from precedent technology and completely new ones.
The World Economy has witnessed some of the most gruelling forms of this phenomenon recently. Whether it is the Americas or Europe or Asia, recession has caused far spread concern in the business world and especially for IT enterprises. Owing to recession, companies have limited budgets for their expenses and the need to cut down significantly on IT operational costs is a growing headache and concern for managers.
There is no question that cloud computing has played an important part in the tech industry in the last couple of years. There were plenty of developments in cloud computing in 2012 alone. New start-up companies are popping up every few days with some kind of innovative cloud computing service or advancement.
In the corporate world, the jargon that is making waves among business managers is “energy efficiency”. So, here is the good news: Cloud computing can eventually help companies to save on the cost of energy according to the following processes highlighted below.
The main selling point of the cloud is that it allows users to connect to each other and to their data regardless of where they are. Cloud computing equals mobility. Unfortunately, national borders and jurisdiction mean quite the opposite and learning what they mean to your cloud is an essential part of establishing a cloud solution for your company.
The European Union released a document on September 27, 2012. This is a communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and various other committees. The document is subtitled “Unleashing the Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe”. It makes for very interesting reading. The entire communication spans 32 pages with diagrams and tables and is [...]
Countries in Asia are gearing up to maximize the benefits of cloud computing in diverse ways. This is in part due to the increasing demand for internet security and better IT services by corporate and governmental bodies. This unprecedented demand is motivating these entities to move their computing activities to the cloud for safety, cost-efficiency [...]