Battle brewing for the biggest slice of the pie in the sky – The Cloud

Battle brewing for the biggest slice of the pie in the sky – The Cloud

Posted on June 24th, 2011 by admin

 

Cloud computing has been a topic of much debate in the past year or more.  Many aspects of current office work will move to the cloud over time since it provides so much flexibility and cost savings.  Some areas of corporate computing will always remain on site but ubiquitous daily tasks have clear advantages moving to the cloud.

Two big players looking for domination there are, of course, Google and Microsoft.  With the entrenched position Microsoft has will give them a lot of clout in transitioning users to their cloud solutions called Office 365.  Google Apps have been delivering cloud solutions in production environments and has recently won some large converts – The State of Wyoming recently moved all 10,000 employees to Google’s solution.

Talk with your IT professionals to learn more about cloud computing and what might be right for your organization.

Office 365 will likely debut on June 28th and the battle will begin.

See the full story at “Information Week”:

http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/google/231000203?pgno=1