There is an undeniable force impacting IT, and much like in nature, it is all starting with a cloud. Companies embracing cloud computing are reaping benefits. Their IT infrastructures are transforming into dynamic, self-service environment where their customers can request and automatically receive new computing services, removing IT as a bottleneck and placing them as a business enabler for the first time in decades it seems. The operational savings of delivering a machine in a matter of minutes or hours, versus days or weeks, is an incredible incentive for many organizations. Last year, VMware’s own IT managed to save 90% of the time for provisioning and 30% of the costs by building out a self-service cloud.