All businesses today need to make decisions around how they store company data. Cloud computing is having a big impact on how information is stored and shared within an organisation. New data centre strategies are coming into the spotlight, and major suppliers including Oracle, Amazon, Google and IBM are offering Cloud based solutions for enterprise. David Linthicum from InfoWorld says "..cloud computing is beginning to cross from the experimental phase to production systems that businesses can rely on. This has not been an overnight occurrence: Enterprises have been quietly getting smart about cloud computing technology and applying it where appropriate" (InfoWorld, July 09, 2012). Cloud computing is having an important impact on how business leaders store, analyse and use data.