Autotask Audit: Cloud Resources for Emerging Economies and the Next IT Revolution

August 15, 2014  

Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

TechTarget: Cloud resources open the door for emerging economies
By David Linthicum
Cloud computing is booming in First World nations such as the U.S., but there is an opportunity for countries with limited resources and poor infrastructure to improve their standing in the world market by using cloud-based resources.

InfoWorld: The quiet before the next IT revolution
By Paul Venezia
One of the best and worst parts of IT is that it's always changing. Day to day, week to week, the only constants are help desk calls from clueless users and, well, change.

Channel Insider: 12 Reasons IT Infrastructure Still Matters in the Cloud Age
By Michael Vizard
At a time when more IT infrastructure than ever is deployed in the cloud, customer appreciation of the attributes of IT infrastructure is increasing largely because many organizations are building their own private clouds. An Oxford Economics survey, conducted on behalf of IBM, of 750 IT executives from 18 countries finds that 71 percent reported that IT infrastructure plays a key role in giving their organizations a competitive advantage.

Business Review USA: 5 Ways Cloud Computing is Changing How We Do Business
By Adam Groff
As the world of information and data continues to expand, the cloud is expanding right along with it. And, nowhere is the cloud's presence more appreciated than in the information-heavy, always-growing corporate arena.

ComputerWeekly: Forrester: Top 10 facts about private cloud
By Lauren E. Nelson
Cloud is an essential component of every enterprise tech management strategy in today’s era of empowered employees and customers, but sifting through market noise to design a robust cloud strategy isn't easy. Your developers and business leaders are going around you to the public cloud because they value the autonomy, agility, and productivity they get from cloud services, not because it is cheaper.

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