MOVING YOUR BUSINESS TO THE CLOUD

Posted by: RAMAN on  19th December 2017


5 WAYS YOU BUSINESS CAN BENEFIT FROM CLOUD COMPUTING

1. SCALABILITY

Add or remove cloud-based applications based on your business needs

2. SECURITY

Leading edge encryption technology keeps business data safe and private

3. FLEXIBILITY

Several great cloud software options to choose from for your company

4. ACCESSIBILITY

Anytime, anywhere access to files with computers, laptops, and mobile devices

5. AFFORDABILITY

No fixed computer servers or hardware mean lower costs for your business

THE 3 MAIN CLOUD-BASED SERVICES FOR BUSINESSES

SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE

“SaaS” A software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor and made available to customers over a network that is accessed over the internet

PLATFROM AS A SERVICE

“PaaS” Typically provides an operating system, computing power and data storage. Your operating system is kept up to date by the vendor that is providing the cloud service.

INFRASTRUCTURE AS A  SERVICE

A service model in which you would typically lease the equipment used to support your business. This may include servers, networking components and data storage.
SOME BUSINESSES ARE ALREADY LEAVING THEIR COMPETITION IN A CLOUD OF DUST
Overall, where is your small business with cloud adoption?
  • 37% Discovery
  • 34% Planning
  • 18% Implementing
  • 3% Maintaining
  • 8% Not Considering

TOP BUSINESS APPLICATIONS CURRENTLY IN THE CLOUD

  • 70% Email
  • 45% Collaboration software
  • 32% Financial & Accounting
  • 23% HR Services

TOP 3 INDUSTRIES ADOPTING CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS

  • 53% Technology
  • 40% Financial services
  • 37% Legal services

ADDRESSING DATA NEEDS

Almost 40 percent of small businesses expect to adopt at least one cloud-based service within in the next three years.

COST SAVINGS FOR BUSINESSES

By incorporating cloud based applications and storage into their business activities, IT professionals expect to save 31% over the next 5 years
 
 
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