Thursday February 27, 2020

Cloud: Triggers and drivers

Why go to the cloud? Accenture's Padraig Sugrue tells Ian Campbell that there are a number of reasons, including cost saving.

2nd June, 2012
Padraig Sugrue, head of cloud at Accenture Ireland.

Accenture's own experience puts pay to the argument that cloud isn't necessarily about saving money.

When it moved its email and collaboration software to a public platform the company saved around $10 million per annum.

The scale of the company made such a spectacular return possible, with 250,000 mailboxes and 11,000 collaboration sites involved in the mass migration.

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