Why Cloud Matters

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Why are more and more companies turning to cloud computing? To get at the reasons, Knowledge@Wharton interviewed Erik Berggren, vice president of customer results and global research at Success Factors (an SAP company), and Don Huesman, managing director of the Innovation Group at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The factors driving the trend, according to Berggren and Huesman, include the need for cost reduction and greater business agility as well as the growing consumerization of enterprise computing.

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