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The Importance of Data in the Cloud
13 years ago

The Importance of Data in the Cloud

Software companies that start life in the cloud (pure plays) have advantages over those established in the on-prem world.  One of the most important advantages is the ability to know – at any time – exactly how the service is being and has been used.  And, arguably more importantly, how that has changed.  On-prem ISVs don’t have the same advantage.

This knowledge can be used to drive a number of activities.  All of which are available to on-prem – but are just harder to get and are always less real-time.  “Harder to get” and “less real-time” translate to more expensive and less competitive. Read More