State agencies, public higher education institutions, and other government entities purchase billions of dollars of IT services using a centralized procurement function. Like any solution, there are essential advantages while the disadvantages are few. Key to those are changes to the single entity buying for many organizations.
For those affected by the recent Hurricanes in the US, it is it reassuring to see how cloud providers can stand up to the devastation created by extreme storms. During Hurricane Irma, Retarus was tested for the resiliency and flexibility.
If you were to trust in the media, you could not be faulted for believing that email is dead and the future of electronic communication is all messaging and group chat apps. But the opposite is true.
Once again, a nor’easter may bring blizzard conditions to the U.S. East Coast. Thankfully, businesses can maintain employee workflows even when away from the office.
When a highly regulated provider of financial services such as Deutsche Börse Group (German Stock Exchange Group) opts for Microsoft’s cloud offering Office 365 in the course of their digital transformation, the decision speaks volumes.