Here is an article which tries to answer the question of using the cloud for all IT business needs, by Steve Ranger, published on July 1, 2014 in ZDNet. A number of CIOs and IT Directors including yours truly, give their views on this possibility.
Florentin Albu, CIO at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, said that only businesses that have been redesigned for the current digital era will be able to take full advantage of the cloud. “Companies are already able to run most of their applications in the cloud – from ERP to more common office apps (email, document management). They cannot (yet) run all applications in this way and the reasons are cost, attitude towards risk, operating model, physical limitations.”
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