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Cloud Computing Works Only for Some Firms

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SAN FRANCISCO – Moving to the cloud will not suit every business and for some, the cloud may not be the right answer, so they should look at their business requirements and ask if moving to the cloud the right thing to do.

That’s the sentiment of a keynote speech here at a cloud computing forum hosted by research firm IDC. “The larger and more efficient the enterprise, the less effective the differential benefits of using SaaS or the cloud, and it may be better to keep things in-house,” said Jason Waxman, general manager of Intel’s High Density Computing group.

IDC, as well as SaaS’s many proponents, have predicted that this year SaaS (define) would be InternetNews.com.

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