From financial information to customer and product records, data has become the most important technology resource for businesses and individuals across the globe. With more powerful and agile computation, richer software, and smarter analytics, mobility and sensors, data can be accessed faster for critical business decisions and insights - thanks to cloud.
Cloud computing has allowed businesses to lower storage and computation costs, garner more data streams from more sources, and gain the capacity to provide stronger insights. Moreover, many organisations leveraged cloud as a critical facilitator in digital transformation, especially during the pandemic, as they needed their workforce to be remotely operational and be available for their consumers. Small businesses have also leveraged cloud as a tool for asset optimisation and identifying underutilised resources, helping in cost savings and business recovery.
THE MULTI-CLOUD GAME
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