Scale globally with Windows Azure cloud computing.
Competition and opportunity are global these days and expectations are high. For IT and business leaders, this means being customer-centric, highly responsive and cost-effective globally.
- Companies leveraging the cloud are able to reach new markets faster than ever, in a cost-effective manner, while maintaining control.
- The ability to quickly scale up or down, with high availability options and low administration time means more business results and fewer emergencies.
According to Gartner in a recent survey, 60% of North American organizations expect purchasing decisions to be made jointly by the business and IT, which is higher than the worldwide projection of 52% and representative of a more-mature market, as SaaS becomes more pervasive throughout the enterprise. Forecast Analysis: Software as a Service, Worldwide, 2009-2014, Update, pg. 25, Sharon A. Mertz, Chad Eschinger, Tom Eid, Hai Hong Swinehart, Chris Pang, Laurie F. Wurster, Yanna Dharmasthira, Ben Pring, Publication Date 11 November 2010