Cloud Computing Facts VS Myths
Cloud computing takes a Backseat to Virtualization – 3,258 IT professionals share their opinions:
With greater demands on IT departments to meet growing data and application needs from increasingly mobile business users, infrastructure virtualization has taken on a whole new level of importance.
90% of respondents feel the need to keep their mission-critical applications and data running on a local infrastructure.
24% of companies have some part of their virtualized infrastructure in the cloud, most commonly bursting; test and development; and lower risk applications.
Fewer than 3% of companies surveyed have 100% of their virtualized environment in the cloud.
Disperse the Myths behind Cloud Computing
Are you hesitant to move to the cloud? If so, perhaps they are falling for one of these common myths about cloud computing. Set the records straight: Disperse the dark clouds of myths, and help them see the silver-lining of a switch to cloud computing!
Cloud Computing MYTHS VS FACTS
- A server that is not in-house is less secure.
- It is easier and more efficient to run updates, set permissions and performs security housekeeping measures for multiple servers in a cloud environment. 57 percent of those switching to cloud computing felt that it actually increased their security over traditional back up methods.
- The cloud is very expensive.
- While the initial costs might be expensive, you will see less expense over time.
- The cloud can change capital expenses into operating expenses.
- The cloud is scalable so that you only pay for what you use.
- If someone else is managing the data, you won’t need and in-house IT staff.
- An IT staff can help manage the cloud solutions, big-data analytic and programming and employee education.
Just a Fad:
- The cloud is just a fad like so many other technologies today.
- With all of the advantages companies receive from moving to the cloud, this is the future of business computing. Business over cloud computing in 2008 was just 12% and in 2014 it is 60% means 48% increase in the use of cloud computing.