Autotask Audit: Cloud Myths and the Future of the CIO’s Work

October 31, 2014  
Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in the world of ITSPs, MSPs and Enterprise IT departments.

Cloud Wedge: Gartner Report Reveals Cloud Computing’s Top Myths
By Sean Shado
The cloud is an abstract way of looking at computing. After the celebrity photo leak scandal, many media pundits began questioning the security of the cloud while other pundits said that you should never store private data in the cloud. Gartner, the leader in research within the information technology sector, has just published a report that talks about the top 10 biggest myths that surround cloud computing.

ZDNet: A CIO's guide to the future of work
By Dion Hinchcliffe
With technology investment spreading ever farther and wider in most organizations -- to lines of business, the CMO, and the new Chief Digital Officer -- the CIO still owns the sometimes mundane but ever-challenging job of creating a coherent and effective digital workplace in most organizations.

CIO: 5 Tips for Transforming Enterprise IT Towers Into Cloud Services
By Stephanie Overby
As companies adopt more cloud IT services and work with an increasing number of service providers, the tried-and-true IT towers of the past no longer serve their needs.

IT - Online: Five cloud misconceptions affecting business
By Staff Writer
In our developing economy, the potential benefits of cloud-based products, particularly for SMMEs, cannot be ignored. Yet for many a small business owner, the concept of ‘the cloud’ is still a foggy haze. The ‘cloud’ is most easily understood by small business owners as software services that are accessed via the internet, rather than software loaded on your computer.

NewsOK: Cloud Computing - What can it do to help small businesses?
By John Marcellus
Small business owners are looking strongly at Cloud technologies in order to grow their businesses, while keeping down operational costs. Here are six things that small business owners can do to save money and manage their data.

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