What should you look for when you're looking into the cloud? There's a lot to consider, so it's easy to feel a bit lost. Cloud computing can benefit companies in a number of ways, depending upon their size, scale, sector and strategic goals. See how Microsoft lets you take advantage of the cloud while still leveraging your existing IT investments. For a start, only Microsoft lets you choose between public, private and hybrid cloud. Plus we'll help you find only the solutions you're interested: the ones that grow and adapt as your needs change.

Cloud computing is no longer the preserve of larger enterprises. Now small and medium-sized businesses can subscribe to IT services that are hosted by a third party, typically paying a monthly subscription based on the number of PCs that access this software. Services typically include email, customer relationship management systems or web conferencing etc.

Check out the video and the site www.microsoft.com/whycloudos