[Roelof Louw] Many organisations are acknowledging the benefits of migrating to the cloud and are seeing their competitors either considering this option or having already made the move. For small and medium enterprises (SMEs), the decision is easy as the path to migrate is less onerous and considerably less complex.
[Roelof Louw] Cloud computing is predicted to be the future of the technology world and analyst reports abound on the expected growth of the uptake of these solutions. However, security issues remain one of the dominant barriers with the adoption of cloud solutions.
[Roelof Louw] Businesses looking for a secure virtual environment will only consider the private cloud in the near future, says research firm IDC. According to the researcher, the private cloud is the closest to a virtualised infrastructure which offers better controls.