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Letting customers decide who really leads in cloud

When people discuss “the cloud,” what they’re really talking about is the vast landscape of cloud solutions. Today, clouds fuel apps that are touched by thousands of organizations and millions of people every day. In a lot of ways, the cloud has become the invisible thread weaving its way through everything digital, in one form or another.

Do you need to make a cloud investment?

In a few short years, cloud computing and software as a service (SaaS) have forever transformed the landscape of information technology. The structural transition from traditional models of the sale of products such as on-premises software to the sale of SaaS has begun in all of the major software, hardware and telecommunications companies in primary markets around the world.

Shifting into the fast lane with hybrid cloud

Cloud is now ubiquitous, with three-quarters of organizations adopting cloud capabilities for speed and scalability. However, the popularity and benefits of cloud don’t mean that enterprises are discarding their traditional IT systems. Evidence is mounting that the future of IT will be hybrid. IDC predicts that over 80% of enterprise IT organizations will commit to hybrid cloud architectures by 2017.