Enabling organizations to build a cloud strategy whilst accessing the early potential of new computing business models and cloud services

Cloud Computing is a technology led, paradigm shift for the industry. Virtualization, the underpinning catalyst for the change, has led to radical improvements in compute, network and storage utilization. This, coupled with the development of new tools for provisioning new services, measuring and pricing consumption, plus secure access over the Internet, has fundamentally changed the IT business model.

Cloud Computing provides organizations with the ability to quickly access variable compute power, and to turn fixed capital hardware investment into controllable, variable and transparent operational cost. This document explores the opportunities, challenges and benefits in understanding your journey to the Cloud.