Stuff is known in some quarters for its wisdom, but not many. Luckily, after our first comment in The National – in which we decried the car age legislation later dropped by the UAE government – the paper came back for more, this time about winners in the recession:
Paddy Smith, editor of Stuff magazine, thinks the big technology winners of the recession could be companies that develop “cloud computing” software, or programs that are hosted and used exclusively online.
“As industries look to cut costs, these guys will enable them to continually upgrade their software without having to buy expensive new hardware,” he said. “It also keeps IT department costs to a minimum, as the software tends to be serviced remotely by the supplier. The downturn could be exactly what this technology needs to bump it into the industry mainstream.”
Read the full article here.