Moving applications into the cloud can make a lot of sense: no need to look after cranky hardware, no updates or patches to apply. As such it’s no surprise that for some the cloud tipping point – when using cloud becomes the default choice – has been reached.
But does that mean that all enterprise computing should move to the cloud? When asked ‘Is software as a service (SaaS) now the default choice for all new IT projects?’ the TechRepublic/ZDNet CIO Jury was evenly split: while many tech chiefs are exploring the benefits of cloud options, it seems that many still see significant benefits to keeping at least some applications a little closer to home. 
 By Steve Ranger for TechRepublic