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Cloud Inertia: Overcoming Resistance to a New IT Strategy

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Speaking to our contacts and clients, we see many of them either ignoring or turning a blind eye to the obvious benefits of the cloud. We have come to believe that there is an inherent inertia in organisations against the implementation of the cloud.

Taking one big company we know, we see them quite happily outsourcing critical projects and developments half way across the world, or trusting third parties to supply them with even their customer-facing reception services. Despite this trust, they are unable to see that having 10,000 or more servers in a private data centre is not core business and a waste of time and money!

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