Is the enterprise ready for the cloud? Companies like Google, Salesforce, IBM and others think so and they're creating solutions give enterprise customers what they want. Cloud-computing solutions are gaining traction across the market. As a CIO, the value of cloud computing is clear. And chances are, if your company hasn't already deployed cloud solutions, you're making plans to do so. However, with budget limitations, unless your CEO finds value in cloud computing, it may be challenging to get the solution you want. How can you educate your CEO and convince him or her that cloud computing will be a boon to your business? Here we take a look at some tactics you can use when talking to your boss. Cloud computing may not be the easiest sell, but when you make it abundantly clear that cloud services can help your company in a big way, they're bound to listen. Flip through the following slides to find out how to sell your CEO on cloud computing:
Many of the services and solutions you currently employ in the enterprise take up a lot of time for your IT staff. They need to diagnose issues, keep software up-to-date, and engage in other activities that keep their attention elsewhere. By heading to the cloud, you can free them up to engage in other tasks that might benefit your company.
This article was originally published on 11-21-2011