Cloudrise: rewards and risks at the dawn of cloud computing

Cloudrise: rewards and risks at the dawn of cloud computing
Document type
Report
Author(s)
Harris, Jeanne G.; Alter, Allan E.
Publisher
Accenture
Date of publication
1 November 2010
Series
Institute for High Performance
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business, Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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This report reveals how companies in both the developed and developing world are taking advantage of cloud computing to reduce costs, develop innovative new products, improve operations technology and share information with customers, partners and suppliers.  The authors aim to show how, despite security concerns and other challenges, executives believe cloud computing can provide their company with lasting competitive advantage.  The report recommends specific steps business decision makers, IT leaders and governments must take to move forward with this emerging technology.

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