matrix technology AG accompanied SMEs in the cloud Expert tips in the free cloud white paper IT must respond quicker to requirements of the departments. She must support our business processes better and more flexible! The costs and expenses for maintenance and administration are too high! And then, our hardware is still not even optimally utilised. In the face of such statements, it is not surprising that more and more IT managers in small and medium-sized companies with the idea of playing to take the step into the cloud. “Indeed the time has come for mid-market definitely, really start in the cloud”, confirmed Paul Schuster, Director of business operations at the matrix technology AG, most recently within the framework of the expert event so the middle-class benefits: service design in the age of cloud computing “in Munich. Because the idea of service and therefore the question like IT that can optimally support business puts also at management always further to the fore.” Schuster’s experience for companies of this size, however, have significantly more reservations about cloud services as large corporations, for the cloud computing already is a matter of course.
Just in terms of confidence and responsibility, the loss of personal contact to the provider is still crucial for medium-sized companies. Many SMEs find it still hard with the idea of responsibility to an anonymous interface instead of a personal contact to transfer. We technology AG support the matrix since many years medium-sized and large enterprises during the entire realization of their outsourcing and now cloud projects. Against this background we highly recommend any medium-sized companies, to check the level of maturity of the eligible services before the step in the cloud: covers the functionality with our needs? Integrates the service into our environment? And how is it that Interoperability with other cloud services ordered?