Cloud is more than a mere technology offering. For CIOs, it is a force elevating their roles to that of innovators and catalyzers of organizational growth.
When it comes to cloud-based transformation, there is no clear or single path for CIOs for getting from “here” to “there.” Yet there are forward-looking organizations that are not only rethinking the very role and purpose of IT—turning their IT departments into agents of transformation—but also leveraging cloud to deliver benefits to their organizations.
To help you develop a road map for your own cloud journey, here are eight compelling use cases for effective cloud adoption across a variety of industries.
Cloud serves as a way to accommodate surges in business or transactions that may slow, or even incapacitate, traditional systems. Public cloud services can be employed to scale on-premises traditional IT and private clouds to accommodate peaks in demand.
One floral and food gift retailer/distributor turned to cloud to address spikes in demand across its diverse array of order management systems from acquired brands. By moving to a cloud platform, the company was able to integrate its fulfillment processes, ensuring seamless service delivery across all brands and offerings, with the scalability it needed to support faster, easier expansion as its business grew.