CHAPTER 12: WHERE CLOUD COMPUTING IS HEADING
The industry enthusiasm for Cloud Computing indicates that it addresses elements of IT that suffer from fundamental dissatisfaction.
IT is commonly regarded as unresponsive, slow-moving, expensive and difficult to work with.
Cloud Computing, with its rapid provisioning, pay-as-yougo pricing and user self-service, addresses these pain points.
Any time a new solution neatly addresses the shortcomings of a given situation, it seems obvious that it will be embraced immediately.
The overwhelming enthusiasm directed toward Cloud Computing suffers from only one reservation: security. Many IT professionals react to the promise of Cloud Computing with a ‘yes, but’ attitude. ‘Yes, Cloud Computing sounds great, ...