Talking Point: Why the cloud is not for every company

Though now firmly bedded into the business vernacular as the way forward for low-cost IT, 'the cloud' can be a somewhat daunting concept for the cash-strapped start-up.

6th January, 2013
'Think carefully about your business needs and buy into the cloud only when it makes sound business sense.'

Though now firmly bedded into the business vernacular as the way forward for low-cost IT, 'the cloud' can be a somewhat daunting concept for the cash-strapped start-up.

Sure, the pay-as-you-use model is an attractive prospect, but it is the sheer scale of what is on offer that poses a problem for many. Where do you start and how do you know if you've gone too far?

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