Cloud: Preparing for the future

Questions about the role of the channel partner in cloud service delivery have been answered by IT services companies such as Ergo. Leslie Faughnan reports.

26th January, 2014

John Purdy is surprised by the eruption in interest in cloud services, but he wasn't unprepared for it. The chief executive of Ergo has built a business on anticipating ''the next big thing in IT service delivery, but confesses to an internal conversation he had a couple of years ago that questioned the relevance of BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) for his firm.

''It was Microsoft's forerunner to Office 365, but we looked at it...

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