Cloud computing has received a lot of flak. However, there are many who are adopting the technology. Take, for example, the US government. The government recently issued a RFQ for cloud storage. I was surfing the net on good things about the cloud and came across a piece by Rafe Needleman. The post titled “Google: 10 ways the cloud is good for business” has been published on the CNET website. Rafe has summarized the points shared by Matthew Glotzbach of Google’s Enterprise Products Group.
I know what you are thinking. That Google will obviously advocate cloud computing. And they do have reasons. The term ‘cloud computing’ may have entered the computing industry only recently but the technology has actually been present for a long time. Both software and platform have been delivered as services in the past, even infrastructure. This is what cloud computing essentially does.
Security has been a concern with cloud computing, but advocates of the technology are of the view that it is only a matter of time that the technology will take care of the problem. There are several reasons that make cloud computing click with people even now. The technology helps cut down costs. Cloud computing offers a high level of automation, making life easier for organization. Automation helps free up internal resources too. The Cloud allows you to work from anywhere in the world.
Cloud computing offers a lot of flexibility and promises to make life easier for businesses. The future of the Cloud seems bright with an increase in its takers. We’ll follow the growth of the cloud closely in this blog. So, keep reading.