Understanding Enterprise Cloud Solution
Understanding Enterprise Cloud Solution
According to Microsoft’s definition cloud computing is the “delivery of computing services- including servers, storage, databases, networking, and software ,analytics and intelligence- over the Internet (‘the cloud” ) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources and economies of scale.”

Cloud Technologies follow a pay per use principle, thus helping to lower operating costs, efficient utilizing of infrastructure and scale business to the next level.

For enterprise cloud computing solutions, individual companies and organisations depends on an agreement with cloud providers or vendors for various IT Services. Cloud computing can be advantageous in terms of high quality security methods, while controlling expenses by using them only when they need and pay them according to usage.

Instead of spending huge amount of money on procurement of hardware and subsequent installation, companies only need to use them as and when needed. The service level agreement (SLA) explains in detail the services offered by the cloud service provider, and what the client can expect.

Enterprise cloud services is expected to rise exponentially. According to 2018 IDG Cloud Computing Study above 75% of enterprises currently have at least one application or part of their enterprise infrastructure on cloud. Moreover technology-dependent industries including manufacturing and telecom are expected to be 100% cloud.

Advantages of Going Cloud

The key advantage of enterprise cloud computing i.e. it exhibits the best of both public and private clouds. With enterprise cloud services, organisations have the option to use the features of platform services and infrastructure that would deliver the features of public cloud services.

It also offers high speed and high quality performance as well as lower overhead costs and efficient uses of resources.


As with any technology cloud computing is also not immune from concerns. The key concern regarding enterprise cloud computing is the issue around data security. Moreover there is a question of who owns the data. Another major concern is about the pricing models.

While cloud technology has its pros and cons it requires careful contemplation and assessment or else it would cause more harm than good.