Profile of Alok MisraCofounder & Principal, Navatar Group
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Alok Misra is a Cofounder & Principal at Navatar Group, the financial services industry cloud provider. A prominent cloud expert, he writes regularly about business aspects of the cloud, for several publications. Alok spent his early career at Deloitte and PwC, before founding Navatar. He has authored the book, "Thinking of ... Force.com as your key to the Cloud Kingdom," and several cloud whitepapers. He also serves on the board of a United Way.
Articles by Alok Misra
In the shift from on-premises software to cloud computing, IT teams are still paying consulting and support fees that may be unnecessary. That's about to change.
In the world of on-premise computing, product companies are as distinct from services companies as land is from water. Yet in the cloud, it's often hard to see the difference. Some people lump cloud companies together, as if they all do the same thing. But they don't; in fact, not recognizing the difference can be an expensive mistake for customers, investors, and even the cloud companies themselves.
There's a debate in the software industry over whether multitenancy is a prerequisite for cloud computing. Those considering using cloud apps might question if they should care about this debate. But they should care, and here's why: multitenancy is the most direct path to spending less and getting more from a cloud application.