IT Solutions Blog
The rumors are true. Adopting a cloud infrastructure can save your organization money in the long run, but it is important to choose the right cloud solution for your enterprise needs in order to maximize resources with an investment that aligns with your budget. Unfortunately, it’s the leg work that goes into choosing the right cloud solution as well as the investment that still has some leaders asking, “Do we really need to be on the cloud?”
Until a few years ago, IT infrastructures would respond to new challenges by increasing budgets, staff, equipment, and outside services. This was the way IT projects were handled for more than two decades! For the short term this solution worked, but in the long term it’s creating more problems with various disparate IT systems, vendors, and tools. As new and more demands come in from users, IT teams are increasingly falling behind as they try to respond to requests and they are slower to deploy new projects because of the inflexibility of their IT infrastructure.
Over the last year, we saw a significant pivot by global businesses to not only see data as an important business driver, but to inform the goals and actions of a variety of departments to achieve business objectives. Forging a data strategy for a company is an imperative step to not only drive decisions, but to also attract highly skilled tech talent who expect that any credible organization would have a data strategy in place.