May 20, 2011
Cloud computing has developed a reputation for quick, easy provisioning to meet peaks in demand and for its potential to deliver huge cost savings. However, IT executives are still finding their way when it comes to moving to cloud computing. Security remains a major factor, and there’s no one-size-fits-all definition of cloud computing. For instance, Forrester Research, in its latest report, “Sizing the Cloud: Understanding and Quantifying the Future of Cloud Computing,” provides forecasts and information about 12 distinct cloud market segments. Here’s what you need to know to help ease your transition.