All hardware sucks and all software sucks. The difference that has to be weighed up is wether the applications/data are going to fail less and is going to be more recoverable if it's hosted in the cloud than if it's hosted locally. If the business has the time, the human and monetary capital and the equipment to be more reliable, with more access to the data than if it's hosted in the cloud, then there's no reason to host in the cloud. However, for the price/performance/reliability offered nowadays the cloud is hard to beat when all those factors are taken into consideration.
Of course not. Same folder, different name.
Sure, i'll tell you - read the articles where it explains what happened and why (you were wrong, btw).
So, if given the right, who would they have voted for in the previous election?