By now, the debate over whether or not the cloud has a place in enterprise is dead. A cloud infrastructure offers improved scalability, lessens the burden on your IT department, and saves you time and money. By removing the need to build out your own data center or construct in-house applications, the cloud allows you to focus on developing your product or service, rather than spending all your money on the back end.
And it looks like the enterprise agrees. According to a recent survey, 75 percent of businesses have increased their 2015 budgets to adopt more security-minded applications. By 2016, EMC expects that 96 percent of enterprise applications will be run in a private cloud.
Clearly the question is no longer “Should you use the cloud?” but “How do you implement it?” Better yet, ask yourself these three simple questions: Who, what, and where?
By Ajay Patel. The what, why and how of #clouds