For senior business management - approaching cloud computing with care from the buy side
Reaping the benefits, overcoming the pitfalls and risks
Tuesday, 27 July 2010
Cloud Computing – Internet Access is Everything
A short while ago I wrote an article entitled “Cloud Computing – Hot Air or Business Reality?“. This looked at the pros and cons of cloud computing – BIG BENEFITS, BIG RISKS.
Risk number 1 was summed up by IT specialist Andy Scott “Loss of Internet = loss of information systems. PERIOD.” At each place of use, it is a must to have at least two totally independent reasonably high-speed internet connections, This is often landline + 3G.
Being one of the few areas of the country that hasn’t have Virgin cable, the new Virgin boxes have reminded me ...