Making the Cloud Work for You

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As the marketplace moves towards a less opaque and more defined cloud computing model, UK-based businesses will increasingly expect reliable, secure and cost-effective on-demand services that free employees to be more productive and more profitable, wherever they are located. These organizations have heard about the benefits but remain unsure about the “types of cloud” available to them, and about the precise timing and extent to which they should embrace opportunities presented by the cloud. Beyond convergence, the situation has become even more complicated with trends such as consumerization and the proliferation of handheld devices, plus the security threats (and remarkable new business opportunities) posed by an increasingly mobile world. Learn more.

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