Cloud in a nutshell
Up until the last decade, enterprise technology ran exclusively on racks of servers inside corporate
The cloud shifts the layers of an IT stack—applications, storage, middleware, networking, security, computation horsepower—into a massive, redundant, globally distributed network of
Critically, this accessibility of cloud applications puts the business owner at the heart of technology decisions. This provides:
Applications like cloud document management and workflow automation are bought by the sip rather than by the gallon. Services can be acquired via operational expense versus capital expense.
Obvious path to value
Cloud workflow and document management services follow a path of try first → buy small → scale up. This is 180-degree flip from tradition, which
The burden of security,