By nature, the insurance industry is a risk averse field. While the industry has used IT for a long time, insurance companies have shied away from moving to the cloud–until now. Industry norms are changing. Around the world, insurance companies are reviewing their business and spending practices, especially around IT expansion, spending ratios, and automation. Any change to business processes must justify the cost and effort of making the change. The cloud is a unique opportunity to change operations while lowering costs. Learn ways cloud computing has changed the industry, and how you can take advantage of this.
When you make the decision to move your business to the cloud, you’ll need to decide what type of cloud model is the right fit for your business — public, private, or a hybrid model that blends advantages of both. Public clouds have exploded in recent years, but there is a robust market for private clouds as well. Explore how public and private clouds come down on top issues to make the right call for your business.
For a company to succeed in today’s Idea Economy, IT is turning to hybrid infrastructure to accelerate time to market. But for a hybrid cloud infrastructure strategy, it requires the best environment be in place for each workload, whether traditional, mobile or cloud-native apps.
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The term virtualization might seem like a brand new and cutting-edge technology. But actually, virtualization has been around for more than a decade now. Though many organizations still do not realize the benefits it can offer, those who have already adopted the technology have grown to feel that it would be nearly impossible to work without it. For those in IT, server virtualization has been a game-changing technology. It provides efficiencies and capabilities that simply are not possible when the organization’s IT is tied to working only with physical servers. Whether virtualization is a new term for you, or something you’ve been considering for some time, it is important to understand the benefits—then you can decide if it is right for your firm.
Cloud computing is an emerging IT development, deployment and delivery model, enabling real-time delivery of products, services and solutions (i.e., enabling Cloud services) over the Internet. The Cloud is a virtualization of resources that maintains and manages itself. There are of course people resources to keep hardware, operation systems and networking in proper order.