Cloud computing: No longer if, but when

Cloud computing gives universities expanded identity management options.

The IT industry has debated the role of cloud computing ad nauseam. Over the past few years, two armed camps have emerged arguing the perceived benefits and risks of deploying business processes in the cloud.

I’m here to proclaim that the debate is over. While on-premise computing will always serve a function for many organizations, cloud computing has become a viable, secure, and efficient way of managing technology processes that are critical to running an effective business.

This holds true for the world of higher education. At Fischer, we have worked with several major universities to deploy identity management systems via cloud computing. But first, we had to overcome several misconceptions and dispel certain myths about cloud computing among our IT brethren.…Read More