By Christian Verstraete for Enterprise CIO Forum
Cloud Computing a trend, an opportunity or a must?
Cloud computing is being discussed all over the place and seems the answer to everything, from cost reduction to increased agility. What’s the reality and why would a CIO focus on cloud, and then, what cloud? On the CloudSource blog, I nearly finished publishing a series on the business aspects of Cloud and want to give you some highlights.
I’ll point you to the details if you wish to read them.
Let’s start with the business. What megatrends are enterprises confronted with? I typically group them in five buckets:
Article originally appeared at EnterpriseCIOForum.com. Excerpt appears with permission from John Dodge.
About John Dodge
John Dodge is an award-winning journalist and newspaperman, who has covered technology and business since 1980. He spent 16 years at PC Week (now eWeek) as news editor and editor and several years as editor-in-chief of engineering magazines EDN and Design News. His personal blog is The Dodge Retort. John Dodge is presently the community manager at enterpriseCIOForum.com, an online community for CIOs sponsored by Hewlett Packard and produced by IDG.