Cloud: Reality check as cloud matures

Ian Campbell hears how Irish businesses are getting to grips with new cloud delivery models - and getting to know the difference between tangible business benefits and hype.

26th January, 2014

As most organisations are now reported to be using some cloud services somewhere in their business, cloud parlance has definitely entered the IT lexicon. Even the smallest firms understand the meaning of IAAS (infrastructure-as-a-service), SAAS (software-as-a-service) and PAAS (platform-as-a-service) - and may already be using one or more of them to run their business.

More knowledge has helped changed the perception of the cloud, according to John Casey, sales director at Trilogy Technologies. ''Businesses now...

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