Why for most businesses the cloud is evolutionary, not revolutionary
IT decision makers are conservative by nature: “If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it.”
I frequently hear the question, “What does the cloud do for me that I can’t do in my own data centre?” The honest answer is nothing.
There is nothing that can be done in the cloud that couldn’t also be done in an in-house data centre or with collocated hardware in an external data centre.
However, almost everything a business may want to do with...