Cloud: Comfort in the cloud

Irish businesses are fine with the idea of moving to the cloud, but many have yet to make the jump, reports Leslie Faughnan.

26th January, 2014

We have already come a long journey with cloud computing, through lots of hype, but most organisations today are comfortable with the idea, said Padraig Sugrue, head of cloud in Accenture Ireland. ''But we are still a long way from generally embracing cloud services in business and state sectors. Smaller commercial firms without a heavy existing investment in ICT resources can be flexible and cloud usually makes good business sense for them.

''But, in general,...

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