Cloud usage increased in recent years

March 29th, 2013

There is a lot more adoption and acceptance of cloud computing than there was a couple of years ago, it has been claimed.

Stuart Hibbert, co-founder of icomplete, noted that cloud computing has been around for a few years now.
He said that most people are now using the cloud, for applications and functions such as emails which have been hosted for some time.

“More web applications are coming through to extend out the services to other parts of the business,” Stuart Hibbert stated. “For example, after using cloud computing you can set up in a matter of minutes.” He explained that companies do not have to set up servers or maintain software.

“The speed to adopt cloud computing services is significantly quicker than if you were to do it yourself,” Stuart added.

Last month, the European Commission (EC) called for greater focus to be placed on cloud technologies over the coming years.

Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the EC’s Digital Agenda, argued that the service delivery model has the potential to drive growth. She claimed the wider use of cloud computing across the 27-member state European Union has the potential to create millions of jobs.

Originally posted by ALex Boardman on Microsoft Business: Cloud usage increased in recent years

 

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