What is Cloud Computing?
Joe Arthur, Vice President, Infor, presented “What is Cloud Computing?” as part of the Cloud Based Platforms for Military Readiness course at the Transportation Academy held during the 2019 NDTA-USTRANSCOM Fall Meeting.
For business users, cloud computing offers several benefits:
- Flexibility to meet new business opportunities faster
- Real-time data based on their role, within governance
- Continuous and transformational innovation
- One source of truth with seamless integrations
- Ease of use
- Business continuity
A 2018 cross-sector study revealed that the desire for innovation, security and compliance, performance and scalability, better user interface and adoption, and a lower total cost of ownership were key factors in adopting cloud technology.
There are many cloud providers in today’s market that provide exceptional capabilities and security. Mr. Arthur explored foundations for transformation, deployment basics, service models, operation responsibility, and strategic benefits, among other topics. The presentation provided a practical guide on the use and implementation of cloud computing while emphasizing the benefits organizations stand to gain from leveraging the technology.