How the cloud can take the pain out of mergers and acquisitions
Cloud technology can make it much easier for oil companies to deal with the current wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), whether they’re selling or buying. The process of getting IT ready to move to the cloud is very similar to getting ready for a merger or acquisition. Doing it now will make any coming disposal or acquisition much less painful. It’ll also help communications during the transaction itself.
This short paper, based on the author’s experience of transitioning a very large business from one multinational corporation to another, considersthe opportunities for exploiting cloud-based hosting services to simplify M&A transactions.
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