Before we make any type of investment, we usually analyze the options available. Whether you’re investing in a mutual fund, car, or real estate, you go through a diligent review process before opening your wallet. The same thing goes for IT investments. It is important to understand the options, match the option’s features and benefits to your needs, and then make the investment.
A great example of an IT investment, the cloud acts as a resource for data storage and an opportunity for greater collaboration. Recently, a CIO study found that 88 percent of cloud users experienced cost savings, and 56 percent claimed that cloud services have positively impacted profits. While most clients know about cloud computing, they don’t know about the options within it. Here are the major types of cloud computing.