Right now, the story of enterprise IT is a search for control. In-house and on-premise data centers grew massively in the 1990s and early 2000s, and then alternatives emerged in the form of both colocation and the cloud.

This enterprise looks at the fight for control, through articles including:

  • Down with data centers The US government has spent a decade closing data centers and attempting to move to the cloud. What has it learned?
  • Are banks ditching their data centers? Finance is a conservative sector, but the Crash and the pandemic are changing things
  • Healthcare's cloud shift At the sharp end of the pandemic, healthcare firms found they had to come up with new procedures
  • Count your carbon Financial reporting rules could require you to track your emissions - and that may affect your IT choices