How SMBs Can Unleash the Power of the Cloud
An Osterman Research White Paper Published September 2011
Sponsored by Intermedia
There is a great deal of discussion, advertising and analysis about the “cloud” – the large and growing set of remote services that can provide businesses and consumers with functionality in the context of their email, voice, storage, collaboration, data synchronization, fax, real time communications and other requirements. While the concept of a third party remotely managing IT services is certainly not new (“hosted” email services having been available for more than a decade) what is new is the seriousness with which business and IT decision makers are evaluating cloud-based offerings to satisfy a wide range of communication and collaboration requirements.