Cloud: What makes the cloud?

Ian Campbell talks to MJ Flood Technology about the five characteristics of cloud that businesses should expect from their provider.

31st August, 2013
Garrett Wallis, senior technical architect with MJ Flood Technology: 'Cloud versions are always up to date.'

Vendors and manufacturers are coming at businesses from every angle, all claiming cloud solutions that will radically improve the way IT is delivered and consumed. Sometimes it's a case of emperor's new clothes, a traditional way of doing things dressed up as something else. Occasionally it's a proposition where the sums simply don't add up compared to traditional IT. No wonder there's confusion.

So what constitutes a genuine cloud service? Like a lot of people...

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