AXWAY SOFTWARE : Cloud Predicted To Become Primary Operating Model for Enterprise IT in 2014
06/06/2012| 02:05am US/Eastern
Axway Details what IT Departments Must do to Prepare for Cloud Adoption
(Paris:AXW) (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), the Business Interaction Networks
company, today details the steps IT departments must take to ensure
seamless cloud adoption. Cloud
computing continues to gain acceptance within the enterprise segment
and in turn, software vendors are working in order to meet the need.
Specifically enterprise IT has addressed the challenges concerning
security, integration with internal applications, and performance and
reliability relating to the cloud. With the combination of maturing
platforms, generational and cultural shifts, and compelling economics, cloud-based
solutions become the undeniable choice for nearly all future
non-core technology purchases. Once adopted, the cloud is inherently
scalable and can be online within hours, designed specifically on the
From research and customer insights, Axway predicts that by 2014 the
cloud will be the primary operating model for enterprise IT
organizations, bringing unprecedented change to IT and competitive
advantage to early adopters, ultimately redefining the role of
enterprise IT itself.
With cloud adoption taking off, what must enterprise IT do now to
prepare for the future?
what type of cloud - private, public or hybrid - to implement and
understand how to integrate that type of cloud based off the
Recognize that mobile devices will play a dominant role in IT and in
the future of cloud - determining what internal applications to make
mobile is vital.
Focus on data security and the management of data. With data being
accessed everywhere, at all times, this is crucial.
"Cloud adoption has become increasingly complex. Enterprise IT must take
steps to effectively prepare," said Paul French, vice president, product
and solutions marketing, Axway. "It is important that they assess their
organizations' needs in relation to which type of cloud to adopt, how
they will meet their service level agreements, what enterprise
application stores or marketplaces they will develop or adopt and the
service management role that the IT department will play in the
To review Axway's cloud adoption findings covering the impact the cloud
will have between now and 2015, view the infographic: http://www2.axway.com/en/pr/cloud-impact-adoption-infographic
To learn more about Axway's products and Cloud Solutions, visit: http://www.axway.com/products-solutions/cloud-solutions.
Read the Axway blog: No
More Novelty: Cloud Gets Serious
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Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), the Business Interaction Networks
company, is a software company with more than 11,000 customers in 100
countries. For more than a decade, Axway has provided leading
organizations around the world with proven technology solutions that
integrate, manage, secure and govern the business-critical interactions
that accelerate enterprise performance. Our award-winning solutions span
business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, business
operations monitoring, process management, and email and identity
security - offered on premise or in the Cloud with professional and
managed services. Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the
United States and offices around the globe. More information is
available at www.axway.com.
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