The Cloud: More Than Just Cost Savings

February 14, 2013

In a very competitive macro-economic climate, companies seek to reduce costs and drive those savings towards either the bottom line or re-purpose savings towards innovative projects. Cloud computing is often seen as one such avenue towards cost reductions as companies can ultimately reduce capital expenditures and data center operating costs. However, as good as the concept of “cost savings” sounds, you might be surprised to discover that according to one analyst firm, cost reduction isn’t the primary driver for cloud computing.(more…)