The Internet has significantly transformed the world we live in today. The question on whether or not the internet is good continues to raise a heated debate. Whereas some claim that the growth in internet use is for the better of the society, others claim it is for the worse. However, it has turned the world into a global village. Bill Gates once said that "The internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow." If the world lacks a digital future, the issue is what the speaker will have to sacrifice for them to be heard in this ‘digital town square.' The controversy arises when one looks at the quote from the language lens and this important particularly for the young generation. Nevertheless, it is evident that bridging the digital divide will promote exchanges and ultimately empower individuals and therefore the growth in internet use is a good thing.
Adopting clouds in a typical manufacturing enterprise can save the cost in a multiple way, for example the elimination of some of the functions that were essential in traditional IT (Xu, 2012). Owing to the decreasing cost, cloud computing lowers IT barriers to innovation, and also makes enterprises easily scale their services according to client demand, which is increasingly reliant on accurate information.
With the help of cloud computing, small business goes onto the market quicker and keeps growing without worries about IT resources. According to the academic research survey, there are about 34% of Small business are willing to transferring to Cloud is because cost effective and reliable, 32% of them are trusting the safety and security environment of Cloud to store their important business data5. The remaining of the small business because the availability of services and sharing data facilities that Cloud providers provide6. With the help of Cloud services, SMEs will
Stakeholder refers anyone who has a power to impact on any organization, projects or a particular service. The stakeholders of Cloud Computing play key role for success and failure of CC services. The aim of CC providers is to make available better (effective and efficient) services to all users whereas reducing their cost, raise productivity and build intelligent services thorough the implementation of cloud computing. The stakeholders have been facing various type of difficulty when they trying to adopt new technologies. When changing any new services instead of existing ICT services, whenever the cloud computing services are fit for purpose at that time non-corporate commonwealth entities, nonprofit organization as well as small businesses are required to use cloud computing service for the new ICT services to improve their performance. Furthermore, they will help to implement cloud computing by offering ERP software as a service (SaaS) and ERP Platform as a service (PaaS).
At the same time, large firms can also benefit from the advantages that Cloud computing can offer, such as reduced capital costs, enhanced productivity and optimal performance. Cloud computing enables large corporations expand their brand visibility and increase functionality. The business world has gone mobile, and that trend will only continue as more and more people work remotely. Being able to access the services anytime from anywhere and anytime can accelerate mobility and efficiency.
In doing a small business, most small companies usually have a lot of stuff to be stored safely including their application, files, data, business record, customer's information, and to name a few. As a result, most of the small businesses would continuously have problems finding space for all their necessary data when there is a disaster happen. In a realm of science fiction has become a reality with cloud computing which allows all kind of information to be widely and safely stored on the infinite space of the World Wide Web instead of in a limited area of physical drives. Therefore, many small businesses have been moving to cloud computing to keep their business sustainability and experiencing the new technologies that were never
The paradigms through which businesses think and act smarter controls the inherent need to continuously ideate and innovate in their technology, where the services they provide is not only more efficient but more responsive to business and community needs. Mostly the underlying key to realizing that vision is how structurally their offerings drive change, and transform the way they work. The entities of technology that new age corporate houses adopt is driven by the demands of the digital economy, making more effective spillovers in business operandi and maintaining the growth and adoption of services lean in their expenditures and fast in their turnovers. The orchestration, in such business philosophies, is of the pressing intent to
This report is based upon the book The New Small: How a New breed of Businesses Is Harnessing the Power of Emerging Technologies, written by Phil Simon. The book was published by Motion Publishing and is copyrighted 2011 by Phil Simon. Phil Simon is the author of the Why New Systems Fail and The Next Wave of Technologies along with a few other management books. Phil consults companies on how to optimize their use of technology. While not consulting, Phil speaks about emerging trends and technologies. His contributions have also been featured in several technology-oriented media outlets. Simon currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Enterprises, both big and small, are evaluating cloud computing and moving IT infrastructure to the cloud. To achieve the financial goals of the any organization and be prosperous in today’s highly aggressive market; therefore businesses must have services that are secure, reliable, scalable and available anywhere at any given time, on any device – all while it lowers cost and minimizes integration complexity.
With the surge of cloud services small business have begun to spring up providing cloud services; because this is a newer service the possibility of smaller business going out of business is likely thus leaving the company in an unsupported state.
A new business model is enabled by Cloud computing that supports on-demand, pay-for-use, and econ¬omies-of-scale IT services over the Internet.
For commercial organizations, cloud computing does not mean putting all data information in virtual storage on the Internet network such as iCloud, which is serviced by the Apple Company. Cloud computing in commercial organization means the firm and business to gain lower barriers to entry into business because of cost –effectiveness in IT, the ability can grow faster, the significant scalability and flexibility of IT-bases and cloud services. On the other hand, the cloud computing technology is not a miracle service, which always benefits every business (Colt, 2014, n.p.g.). Consequently, any commercial organization has to consider the different needs, of a company
This report proposes a strategic E-business initiative to adopt cloud computing to host the IT infrastructure of the company. The enterprises today are facing the pressures to consolidate their IT infrastructure and at the same time improve the business agility. Also with the dynamic business environments there is a constant need to innovate to higher standards. Cloud computing is the way forward to a convenient and dynamic shared pool of customisable computing resources. It delivers rapid results with minimal provisioning.
Cloud technology has already shown signs and potential of being one of the most crucial forces of change impacting the business in years to come. For the organizations and businesses which have effectively understood the power of cloud computing, it has started transforming their business by creating new opportunities. For instance it has reduced the communication gap between the clients and suppliers and hence enhances the supply chain