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Welcome to life in 2020, where life – and not just your vision – is perfect.
You don’t have to be an avid follower of technology news to be aware of the cyber attack that downed internal NHS systems across the country in May 2017.
An influential IT study has revealed that a large majority of businesses are now migrating their critical applications to the cloud.
To say that the public cloud is growing would be something of an understatement.
Today, the public sector is dependent on the cloud. Local and central government, police forces and more now harness networks of remote servers to provide vital services, communicate with each other, manage data and keep IT costs within budget.
Proof if it were needed that the cloud has gone from being a nice-to-have to a business essential: 34 per cent of firms’ IT budgets will be spent on external cloud and hosting services this year - up from 28 per cent in 2017.
Use of the Cloud has rocketed in recent years, with 84% of organisations now using cloud services, up from a mere 48% five years earlier.
Here are the real reasons companies are embracing the Cloud and why that growth shows no sign of stopping.
The number of companies moving services to the cloud is growing. More than four out of five organisations now use cloud based services, according to the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF). This is part of an ongoing steady increase from 48 per cent in 2010, to 61 per cent in 2013, to 78 per cent in 2014, and 84 per cent in 2015.
Your office was designed for humans. That's great news for your coworkers, bad news for your office plants and terrible news for your business-critical IT systems.
It is possible to retrofit your office to provide a better hosting environment for your servers, but that's very expensive. Luckily, there's a better option, called colocation – or colo for short.
Remember CRT monitors? Brick-sized mobile phones? What about buying hundreds of software licences? Technology moves fast and the current front-runner in office innovation, shunting clunky traditional software setups into the past, is SaaS.