What Moving to the Cloud Means for Your Operations

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One of the big buzzwords in recent years has been the ‘cloud’ and how much of a game-changer it has been for businesses – but do you know what it means?

The world of technology is so fast-moving and often complex that it is sometimes easier just to accept an innovation without really thinking about how it changes things. As you would expect, you are better off knowing how such applications are changing, particularly since a move to the cloud tends to bring with it a number of benefits.

Firms rely on a variety of software to organize their operations and where previously they might have bought a custom-built product or an off-the-shelf option and that was that; now many system providers have moved to a cloud-based software-as-a-service model.

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Three Cloud Computing Myths

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Like any new technology or technologic solution, cloud computing has been equally hyped and reviled, to the point where a novice to the field, seeking to find accurate information on the cloud’s benefits and disadvantages, will have a very hard time making sense of the information.

Obviously, the cloud is not something that can be simplified into one-line assertions. It is a complex system, prepared to respond to specific IT infrastructure and general business needs.

Like all systems, it, too, is fallible and will continue to evolve. Issues which have been addressed thus far, like security, reliance and cost, will continue to be explored and developed upon, to the point where they become less problematic than they are at the moment.

However, let us explore the top five myths about the cloud, and see which ones are true, and which ones less so.

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