Cloud: Cloud means mobility in data and services

Mobility and open technology are now key to the cloud offering - and bring added flexibility for customers. Leslie Faughnan reports.

1st September, 2012
Google's head of enterprise for UK and Ireland, Thomas Davies: 'Many organisations, like individual consumers, are looking for bridges to the future right now.'

In looking at business development and expansion, most larger enterprises today are now following something like the US federal government 'Cloud First' policy - choosing their technology infrastructure to support the new or refreshed activity, according to Jason Ward, EMC country manager.

"The days when IT owned all the applications are long gone," Ward said. "There has been a massive sea change and now there are thousands of applications and services available freely on the...

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