ITM 100 – Case #3 Computing Takes Off in the Cloud Q - #1 – What business benefits do cloud computing services provide? What problems do they solve? Benefits: It takes little resources to implement cloud computing services, all it takes is a stable internet connection and a small amount of money. Organizations have an affordable alternative to an other wise expensive investment in building their own information systems/data base. There are also low subscription costs and no maintenance fees. Overall, it helps users to build their own database, allows users to access their information anywhere and at anytime (Internet required) and allows users to store their data at a cheap cost Problems they solve: The cloud has helped many companies to be more cost efficient and increase overall efficiency, allowing the company to focus on other important matters It solves many storage issues that companies may have had experienced in the past, such as data transferring and storage Q - #2 – What are the disadvantages of cloud computing?
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