Cloud Is All About Simplicity

“For organizations just getting started the move to cloud is about rapidly turning on IT infrastructure,” said Nicos Vekiarides, CEO & Co-Founder of TwinStrata, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “For mature organizations where IT has started to become unwieldy,” Vekiarides continued, “it is about cost and administrative savings.”
Cloud Computing Journal: The move to cloud isn’t about saving money, it is about saving time – agree or disagree?
Nicos Vekiarides: I would say that it is a combination of both.
Ramp-up time is a very important consideration for organizations deciding whether to deploy IT infrastructure locally or in the cloud. Saving time is particularly compelling for organizations in the midst of new “green field” deployments, where data center space needs to be built out. Without the need to purchase and deploy any infrastructure, cloud reduces the ramp-up cycle dramatically.

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