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Defining the Modern Cloud Architect: a Look at Today’s Business

Defining the Modern Cloud Architect: a Look at Today’s Business | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Today, it's important to look at one of the most critical components behind the delivery of a cloud solution: the cloud architect. Read More
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There are now unbelievable new opportunities for those that truly understand cloud, the architecture, and the business drivers which push it all forward.

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Jonny Isijanovski's curator insight, March 24, 2015 12:00 AM

A good article that shows how cloud computing is changing the IT industry and what skills and knowledge is now in high demand for business owners and operators using cloud technologies.

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Does Cloud Computing Require A New Type of ROI Measure?

Does Cloud Computing Require A New Type of ROI Measure? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Companies are less concerned about measuring return on investment (ROI) for cloud computing engagements. Is that a good thing? A new survey of 350 senior IT executives finds 16 percent see measuring ROI as a hurdle to their cloud computing implementations, down from 34 percent in a similar survey from a [...]
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Overall, 26 percent of budgets are currently dedicated to funding cloud efforts, up from 20 percent just a year ago.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Savings

INFOGRAPHIC: Cloud Savings | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Cloud Savings - Everywhere you look in the industry cloud computing is being praised as the go to solution for companies trying to save money
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Great Infographic from Autodesk

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Making the Cloud add-up: practical guidance on Cloud ROI | BusinessCloud9

Making the Cloud add-up: practical guidance on Cloud ROI | BusinessCloud9 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

ROI calculation for Cloud Computing can be highly complex due to its abstract nature so it’s vital to focus on finding the right information to make meaningful and accurate estimates. If you don’t, the results may be useless or, worse, misleading.

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Cloud Technology - Is It Really Worth the Investment?

Cloud Technology - Is It Really Worth the Investment? | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

One of the most basic ways to explain cloud computing is that it allows computing from anywhere where there is an available internet connection.

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But is it worth the investment for your business? Let’s take a look at he below reasons why your company definitely needs to take a look at this powerful technology.

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Gaining a Competitive Edge With Cloud Computing

Gaining a Competitive Edge With Cloud Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Does your organization say "Maybe” or "Yes!" to cloud-driven capabilities expansions? Find out why high-performing companies are embracing the latter choice.
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New ways to maximize the advantages of cloud computing seem to emerge every day, and it's clear that the organizations embracing the cloud are sprinting ahead of the competition with regard to key, ROI-boosting strategies, according to a survey from the IBM Center for Applied Insights.

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Cloud Computing's ROI Increasingly Elusive, Survey Finds - Forbes

Cloud Computing's ROI Increasingly Elusive, Survey Finds - Forbes | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
As cloud computing sweeps through organizations, executives' confidence that they can effectively deploy it and measure its results is waning. Cloud may be a more inscrutable platform than traditional IT.
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