In just a few short years, “the cloud” has gone from being a strange new idea to absolutely essential for business. Chances are, you’re already using the cloud in some form — like web-based email or online file sharing, among others.
IT systems adhere to the principle of the “weakest link.” All computing solutions need to strike a balance between ease of use and security features. As a result, security-related roadblocks in a system are often minimized to those that are absolutely critical.
Technology is booming, the cloud is booming, and companies have more options than ever when it comes to taking care of their IT needs. Colocation is just one of several options for companies that want to outsource their computing needs.
Perhaps the greatest bottleneck in software development has not been design issues, nor unsuspected bugs, nor last second requirements changes, nor team cohesiveness, but something more fundamental – the test and development environment.