If your organisation finds it needs to process more and more data, you may have come to a crossroads. Buying in all the necessary processing capacity would embroil you in a new hardware maintenance cycle, and probably still wouldn’t provide the flexible scalability now needed – unless you buy a lot of extra capacity you’re almost never going to use. If you think cloud-based infrastructure services (IaaS) might have the answer, here are some considerations to help you find the right kind of provision.