However the companies leaders in technology and e-business as Google, Amazon, IBM, Oracle and Microsoft provide services of this nature and that they are also users of this modality, cites the case of Microsoft where considered this issue as one of five priorities for 2009. Is also known that the cloud computing is an important trend and expected that the most popular applications in the form of software as a service, will be CRM and ERP What are the advantages and limitations? Show cases where costs are reduced to making use of the cloud, it is also true that to take sound decisions regarding the use of services in the cloud, are required to meet current costs that companies are incurred by processing, storage and communications services. Among the advantages that are named are: lower costs, not big on technology investments are needed, processing peaks can be absorbed in a flexible way, they forget problems related to maintenance and updating of infrastructure. And as a disadvantage is named security and resistance to change, cited a case where a Manager commented that the transformation that had been done in your company was technological by 20% and 80% change management. In which cases is useful? When there is the possibility to grow very rapidly.
There is the ease of getting qualified people to support the infrastructure or applications, in the case where an infrastructure in a foreign country is required. Useful for extreme loads. To carry standard services such as mail and administration of the management of clients. When large storage capacities are required. In emerging companies, where no is they require large investments to start and show that they can generate value. What maintain computer systems in the company if, as Scout McNealy, Chairman of Sun Microsystems, said more than one decade ago, the computer is the network?. Use a service to save and process your data..