Many companies, large and small, don’t have IT as a core competency. They struggle a lot when they try to build their own IT infrastructure. This diverts company funds and focus away from critical processes and main business objectives. [...]
Today, the question of allowing employees to use personal devices for work is less about whether or not this is a good idea, and more about how to cope with a wide array of mobile computing options and the security concerns that come with them. [...]
A recent report from TechRepublic indicated that 66% of all users expect cloud adoption to grow in businesses, with hybrid clouds leading the way. Another report shows that almost two-thirds of companies across Europe have a strategy or pilot program for hybrid cloud in place.
These surveys weren't limited to large enterprises, which begs the question: How much do business owners need to know about this brand of cloud technology to stay competitive? Here are some basics. [...]