Keeping up with the cloud: why cloud migration poses a threat in the channel
What business owners and leaders crave is certainty; having a good idea what is happening to the economy and their markets is key to making business decisions that will impact upon their future viability and performance.
Of course some things are always beyond their control but even then the list of those areas they can impact seem to be growing; moving business applications to the cloud, new and forthcoming industry regulation and compliance regulations for example, can conflict with and impact plans for business growth and cost control.
Many industry observers are agreed that we are entering a period of fundamental change.
Every business, and every person, is using technology to change how they get things done, lowering the barriers to entry to new markets and enabling the development of new business models and services.
In their latest report the UK’s Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) notes that enterprises are using more cloud-based services than ever before – and they are doing so in pursuit of a wide range of benefits, chief among them the flexibility and agility it provides.