Let’s continue with the question: Which firm doesn’t want to reduce its expenses? – In relation to cloud computing. Yesterday we had a look at the benefits but to answer the question above we have to focus on the disadvantages. IDC also examined the challenges of the ‘cloud’/ on-demand model. The results are shown in the graphic below:
So the top three reasons ‘why firms don’t want to reduce its expenses?’ are the uncertainty about security, performance and availability. Companies don’t trust services outside their firewall – their profit and existence depends on their information and knowledge. Even though cloud services have many benefits not every firm is willing to use/ implement it.