"Let’s talk about the cloud."
"The cloud’s about sharing. It’s a space where you can move quickly,
improve your services and grow your business.The cloud’s about services
that are delivered in an agile way over the internet that you don’t have
to own, you can pay for them as you use them."
"The cloud’s about lower cost - because you’re sharing computers.
That lets you reduce costs significantly. We find that email services in
the cloud are twenty five percent less costly than having them in the
"And the cloud’s about agility, because you’re sharing software. That
lets you move rapidly with products that are ready to go. We moved an HR
company into the cloud recently - they can now take on new customers in
two days instead of two weeks."
"The cloud’s about growing your business - economic growth - by
sharing information. When you share information seamlessly it’s easier
to work with your business partners, your customers, your clients and
your employees – and when it is easier to work together people trade,
and when they trade you get economic growth, and the cloud as an
information sharing platform makes that work much more readily."
"In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing some videos with you on 'a
secure space', 'a space to grow' and a 'space to learn and innovate'. We
hope you’ll like them and see how we can work together to take you on
your journey to the cloud."