Investing in a cloud platform for your organisation is the catalyst your business needs to drive agility, flexibility and ultimately, increased performance.
Here is how virtualisation investments, and particularly hybrid cloud deployments, can make a difference to your organisation.
Business agility is defined as the ability of a business to adapt rapidly and cost efficiently in response to changes in the business environment.
The impact of cloud solutions on business agility has not been the easiest to measure in the first stages of its adoption, as this article published in Forbes debated.
However, business agility has transformed to incorporate more profitability for the organisation, faster time to market, the ability to enter new markets, the reduction in operational costs and complexity.
In a 2015 Harvard Business Review in association with Verizon study on more than 500 mid-sized and large organisations, 32% of respondents agreed that business agility is their primary reason for cloud computing adoption, followed by innovation and lower costs (each at 14%), and scalability (13%).