So yes, I am going to say it, we can’t deny it any longer, Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat and we have officially now entered the festive month with full throttle. It is December people and unless you have been burying your head in a vat of ignorance then you will be fully aware that it is happening all around us.
First it starts with the Christmas music in Marks & Spencer in September, then you notice there’s a whole EXTRA aisle at your local supermarket FULL of Christmassy goods and tat and then before you know it, the lights are lit on the high street and we have arrived.
Now whilst I love Christmas, I am staunchly against acknowledging its very existence until the 1st of December when on said auspicious date, I am very, very happy to embrace it with open arms.
So of course this week being the first of the season’s months I decided to get on board and write a list of presents I will be needing to purchase for friends and family forthwith! I presume I am not alone in this so I thought maybe this might be a good opportunity to look at some gifts or gadgets related to The Cloud and Cloud computing that could bring joy to one and all.
It may seem like a crazy thing to think of as a Christmas present but maybe we should look beyond the obvious when searching for gifts for loved ones. Perhaps you need to get a little something for someone who loves their music or movies, maybe sorting out access to them via The Cloud to their favourites tunes or files, ready to watch wherever where they are?
Or perhaps someone is looking to break out, leave the rat race and head into the world of self employment, perhaps you could subscribe them to a Giacom assisted package that would enable them to get their business going with a bang?
On the other hand, forget the newbie in your life, perhaps there’s someone old-school in your life, someone who needs a gentle shove into the world of the current, the new and The Cloud? Why not offer to show someone the way forward with remote hosted exchange and super protected data centres? It may seem like an odd gift but you know it may just be the best present they ever get and not many people can say that every Christmas.