Promo Amazon Web Services is launching a series of videos to illustrate the various ways its cloud can help businesses innovate and prosper.

Watch the video, The Future of Faster Enterprises, to hear Miriam McLemore, enterprise strategist at AWS and former corporate CIO at the Coca Cola Company, share her insights into how startup enterprises benefit from moving to the cloud, based on her experiences at both companies.

First, she offers some alarming statistics.

Did you know that the average lifespan of a large listed company has fallen from 67 years back in the 1920s to 15 years today?

Two thirds of organisations’ IT budgets are spent on keeping the lights on rather than investing in new capabilities.

And what keeps some business leaders awake at night are concerns about security threats: 66 per cent of CEOs worry that risks are rising and their management capabilities are falling behind.

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