Comparing to cloud computing, on-premises computing can be expensive. You need to buy the right hardware and the software, have the people to maintain and keep everything up to date and there are also other expenses, like electric power, real estate costs etc. Comparing to that, Cloud solutions are accessed online and usually hosted by a third-party vendor. The second difference between them is the “pay as you go” or on-demand usage service model comparing to the traditional upfront capital expenditure, as it is the case with on-premises computing.
Predictive analytics in the cloud is becoming mainstream, with broader and accelerating adoption. We can say this based on recently completed Predictive Analytics in the Cloud Research, from Information-management.com
You can download the full report from the Information Management white paper library, but in this month’s column I thought I would highlight a few interesting results.
Cloud computing provided to companies a new way to improve the effectiveness of business processes and the outcomes of their efforts.
In the last five years more and more companies have embraced the practice of renting access to the applications and technology they need when they need them. No matter is it about marketing, customer service, human resources, sales or finance.
Smart companies are trying to pursue every available opportunity to maximize
their performance and minimize costs. That's why, business intelligence tools are used to analyze data, identify trends, and support business decisions, etc.
Beside traditional BI solutions, one of a new growing trends is definitely Cloud BI. Cloud BI solutions are also known as Software-as-a-Service or On-demand solutions. They offer a timely and cost-effective resource for businesses of all sizes, in order to maximize their business potential while minimizing costs.
As we enter 2013, businesses have more choices than ever for technology to improve business and IT. The proper use of technology enables businesses to be more efficient. Five key technologies that are identified to give organizations significant competitive advantages are big data, business analytics, business and social collaboration, cloud computing and mobile technology.
While a lot of people talk about new cloud computing trends which will be big in 2013 (you can read a good article about this at CIO.com ), today we are going to focus on something different. It's a fact that, no matter bigger popularity and growth of cloud computing, there are still some not so clear things about it.
That is why, we are presenting you just five of the great unsolved mysteries about cloud computing:
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