As individuals, we use the cloud everyday. Gmail, iCloud and Netflix are all cloud-based services that consumers use on a regular basis.
Increasingly, the enterprise is taking advantage of cloud-based applications and services too. Most enterprise CIOs say their firm has exposure to 30-42 cloud applications. However, the number is likely much higher. The average exposure to the cloud in the enterprise averages 662.
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With such a high exposure to the cloud, it's helpful to know what the cloud actually is, and isn't.
Here is a great infographic primer from Telx Data Centers:
Presented By Telx Data Centers Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio