Cloud Computing

With the latest trends in cloud computing and its forecasted evolution, it seems the next hurdle is finding a way to create an ecosystem that includes all disparate cloud computing providers.

This ecosystem needs to find a way of fitting into the existing IT infrastructure of an organisation. The magnitude of the task is put into perspective when one considers that each of these private cloud computing services has their own management APIs, service catalogues and technology stacks.

Cloud Computing:  at the core of SME’s bread and butter

It is already a generally accepted notion that cloud computing is almost indispensible for SMEs. Jim Cramer of CNBC deemed it as one of “the holy trinity of tech”, i.e. social, mobile, and cloud. This is particularly true for public cloud computing, which can be used without the high cost, technological complexity and need for staff to support the virtual infrastructure that comes with private cloud computing. It has levelled the playing field allowing even the smallest of enterprises to influence their market by allowing them to respond to real-time market conditions and bring services to market without delay.  Continue reading