Conclusion: Windows 8 desktops are being largely sidestepped by IT managersresponsible for desktop deployments in the enterprise, with many desktop managers suggesting Windows 7 will reign supreme for at least the next 5-7 years. However, many of...
Vendors claim cloud storage offers a range of benefits to organisations, including cost savings and increased flexibility. But with things like security breaches, data sovereignty and the US Patriot Act breeding doubt in customers’ minds, the future of cloud storage is not certain.
“The cloud” has become one of the most used (perhaps overused) terms in IT discussions today. Vendors and service providers love to explain how the various forms of cloud computing can free your workers from the chains of their desktops, free up the time of your IT staff, and allow you to move your IT spending from CAPEX to OPEX.
Public cloud storage tools - remote storage, usually accessed via the internet, paid for in an on-demand fashion - have been available for some years now. Broadly speaking, they all offer remote data storage, are (usually) accessed via the internet and are paid for in an on-demand fashion.
The various tools have naturally fallen into a couple of categories and use cases for the different varieties of cloud storage have become evident.