All around the globe, businesses are looking for valid ways to transform, differentiate and grow.
And as they explore new capabilities to carry them safely into this future, they also enter a ruthless domain of change, determined to undermine them.
Business is always about competition and survival – it’s a simple model. To be successful, it must be navigated with respect and must be met with balance – not so simple.
But that’s where you come in.
As a service provider, understanding more about the areas you can position yourself in – if you haven’t started already, will be key to exploring a successful future with your clients, old and new.
With that in mind, here are three articles about technologies close to the heart of competition and survival right now: cloud and security.
#1 The future of cybersecurity is in the cloud, by Eric O’Neill
We’re progressively moving to the cloud to store nearly all our data but handing over complete control isn’t always a journey that businesses are quite ready to take.
Cloud continues to prove itself, but it needs to be configured correctly to get the best out of it, especially with cyberattacks continually growing in strength.
“The good news is that the future of cloud security is now.” Read the article to learn more about the next generation of security.
#2 Getting your cloud security right can be the key to success, by Sead Fadilpašić
According to a report by Netskope, ‘The Maturity of Cloud Application Security Strategies’, “Companies that have sophisticated cloud security are both more productive and more profitable.”
And it’s not just about financial gain, according to the report, these companies are enjoying benefits in other areas, too.
But there’s still some work to do to fully realise the advantages available to us – to both you as service providers as well as your clients.
#3 The emerging cloud security solutions and challenges ahead, by Insights Success
The world of business is a place of continual flux – adapting and staying resilient to attacks is key. Your clients need the reassurance that they have complete control over their data, wherever it’s stored.
There’s no doubt that, while cloud beckons businesses to it’s warm and welcoming light at the end of the tunnel, that there may be some hurdles along the way.
The good news is that cloud is becoming more governance-orientated, and businesses are more able to make their transition to cloud-based environments to take advantage of many benefits that can propel them forward in their industries, with peace of mind.
Service providers like you have a substantial opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to your current and new clients alike.