Although cloud infrastructure services provide organizations with a number of new opportunities that are not necessarily available with legacy solutions, several capabilities are more advantageous than others.
The consumerization of IT has introduced a number of monumental changes in the private sector, most notably driving the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend in the enterprise, which allows individuals to use personal smartphones and tablets for business tasks.
The rapid maturity of the cloud is drawing decision-makers to hosted environments at an extremely fast pace, especially as the private sector becomes increasingly competitive due to the constant emergence of new firms and companies expanding their offerings.
The cloud is being adopted at a rapid rate throughout the private sector, largely because enterprises are finally seeing the cost efficiency and scalability benefits associated with using the technology.
Although the cloud is rapidly gaining momentum in the private sector, adoption rates are sometimes encumbered by security concerns, as many decision-makers are unsure whether the public cloud can safely store sensitive information.
Although private enterprises are using analytics tools to help their decision-makers harness the potentially market-changing information in Big Data, the public sector and its affiliates are...