Companies get ahead with Cloud Computing in the run up to the 2012 Olympic Games.
For the first time since 1948 England will be playing host to the Olympic Games. The games will start at the end of June running all the way through to mid September. With 9.1 million tickets sold, the majority of the games are being held in central London. It has been estimated that an influx of two million people will be in London at any one time during the games.
This summer, London will be holding it’s largest public event in history. A lot of planning and preparation has gone into ensuring both the games and general working life run smoothly for Londoners and tourists alike. The Department for Transport issued this statement regarding the upcoming games
The government wants to deliver a great 2012 Olympic Games and keep London and the U.K moving at the same time, that’s why we are encouraging businesses and commuters to plan ahead and consider there options.
London is renowned for its busy travel network, and with the Olympic Games it has been estimated that there will be up to half a million extra public transport journeys made each day with warnings of time delays reaching three hours.
The nature of cloud computing’s ability to make everyday work easier is well known, but with the option of remote access, cloud computing is looking more attractive than ever. Many companies have seen this as an opportunity to get ahead of others and ensure that business remains productive throughout the games. Working up to the Olympics the government itself is piloting remote access options for its staff. Lots of employers are swiftly adopting cloud and encouraging their employees to utilize it. With cloud computing commuters can work from home accessing all their emails, documents and calendar appointments from any device. This takes away an employers worry that staff aren’t going to be able to get to the office and leaves little room for disruption.
The Olympic Games is a perfect example of how cloud computing can change the way in which our world works. In a world class occasion such as this, cloud computing takes away any obstacles that we would usually face. 2012 is set to be the year people are looking to the cloud, with early adopters immediately reaping the benefits during what is set to be one of the most challenging summers in British business.