In 2014, the landscape of cloud computing has changed significantly with the ongoing price wars between the three major vendors: Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. New technology in cloud has led to more user convenience, as well as deploying systems with a smaller environmental footprint than traditional mainstream data centers. However, cloud providers face a stormy future amid litigation threatening the security of data stored by cloud users, as well as the liability cloud vendors face.
The Global Energy & Natural Resources team oversees interaction with customers in the energy, mining, utilities, and agriculture sectors. We also initiate and synchronize research in these fields, customizing regional evaluation into pin-point market intelligence, risk control, and strategic-planning support.