Most of us are probably familiar with the early days of cloud computing. Nudged by endless advertising on AM radio or website ads, the first services that many of us adopted both personally and professionally were the services that promised the backup and protection of our data such as Google Drive, Carbonite, Dropbox, and Mozy among others.
Fast forward to today and consider cloud computing in manufacturing. We see that the majority of the workloads are now on the cloud versus the traditional in-house IT space. A staggering 82% of companies surveyed in a recent study saved money moving to the cloud.
Our peers are certainly adopting cloud computing or SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions for their business so it is fitting to ask ourselves, “how can my business/department benefit from a cloud-based solution?” Read more