Lessons from Angelbeat 2012: Would You Buy A Server If Starting From Scratch
The first ten Angelbeat events in 2012 were absolutely fantastic and it gave me the chance to interact with over 1,000 senior IT executives throughout the southeast. At the end of each seminar, I asked the attendees “Let’s say you were building your IT infrastructure from scratch. Would you ever buy another server or storage hardware platform, or just go completely to the cloud from day one?”. Not surprisingly over 80% of the attendees said that they would go to the cloud, regardless of the implications on their current job. Good news if you are a cloud provider, not so good if you are a system integrator or manufacturer supplying end users….