22 Dec '11, 12pm

Why the Future Holds More Clouds and Better Visibility for Buildings

Why the Future Holds More Clouds and Better Visibility for Buildings

How can you have more clouds and greater visibility? It's easy, when the clouds are internet data centers hosting the next generation of energy and sustainability management software. Cloud computing, and the software as a service (SaaS) commercial model, have become the next big thing in technology and offer a number of advantages to organizations seeking to update their energy and sustainability information management platform (which is often a spreadsheet). A number of large and small companies have introduced new software (actually, services) in the last year that target industry needs for data management, visualization and analysis. The cloud/SaaS model is popular because it is paid for as a monthly service, instead of a large capital investment. If you aren't getting the value you expect from the service, stop paying and it stops working. There are other advantages, ...

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