Cloud Computing for Business - Why Cloud?
The Open Group
More businesses are switching to cloud computing due to the many benefits it provides. In this article from The Open Group, some common concerns revolving around cloud computing are addressed.
"This chapter describes the main reasons for using cloud computing, and discusses the basic situations in which they may or may not apply. It is based on the use-cases developed by The Open Group Cloud Business Use-Cases project and includes some considerations identified in The Open Group Cloud Report on the Computing Business Scenario Workshop [BUSSCEN]. It will help you start to gain the understanding that you need to obtain the benefits that cloud computing can bring.
The reasons can be classified under five topics: agility, productivity, QoS, cost, and the ability to take advantage of new business opportunities."
Original article by The Open Group