The proliferation of mobile devices has spawned a rapid growth in connectivity, with lower costs securing the cloud’s status as fiscal no-brainer. Naturally this shift from conventional infrastructure to shared services, location independence and green computing has become both more popular and increasingly sustainable. But do advantages like carbon reduction, higher security and easier maintenance outweigh the privacy-related drawbacks? And since increased reliance on data centres feels like a small price to pay, why wouldn’t everyone rush to assume their position as singular dot in the decentralised matrix? Speaking only for ourselves of course, we much prefer the remoteness of our digital resources. Vive la Virtualisation!