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4 reasons the cloud is good for business

Over the last few years, more and more businesses have transitioned to a cloud computing model.  In fact, research conducted by RightScale in 2015 found that roughly 93% of organizations are experimenting with cloud computing.

These numbers are so high because an infrastructure in the cloud brings companies a slew of notable benefits, especially for small to medium-sized businesses.  Here are a few of those benefits.

Anywhere, Anytime Access

With cloud computing, you have the ability to work from just about anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.  You can work from home or out of the city with the same software and access you would have at the office.  This means you can legitimately work when you’re technically off-the-clock.  Forget what it was like to struggle for over an hour to complete a simple project that would take less than 15 minutes at the office.

Built-In Security & Disaster Recovery

All the data you create is stored in the cloud, and because of this, you naturally increase your security and disaster recovery capabilities.  Ever lost or damaged a phone or laptop on-the-go?  Since your data is up in the cloud and not tied up on your device, you don’t have to worry about someone hacking into your device to steal your data or stress over losing your data to a broken device.

Automatic Everything

One of the greatest parts about the cloud is that your IT provider should take care of everything for you.  In other words, updates, maintenance, and upgrades are all automatic.  All you have to do is use the technology; someone else will make sure it works.  Downtime, stress, and headaches all but disappear.

Less Energy, Less Repairs, Less Money

If you play your cards right, cloud computing should mean a drastically lower IT budget.  Cloud computing is a pay-as-you-go, pay-for-what-you-need type of setup.  So you should never pay for anything you don’t need or don’t want.  And since your hardware is physically located offsite, your energy bill should be lower and repair fees should go away completely.

 

If you have any questions regarding Cloud Computing, feel free to give us a call today.  We’d be happy to answer any questions you might have.