Cloud Computing Explainer

cloud computing is the latest thing everybody is moving to the cloud or so you are told but what exactly is the cloud and why should you consider moving to it in simple terms cloud computing means storing and accessing data and applications over the internet instead of your computer's hard drive if you're using Google's Gmail you are already using the cloud you never install Gmail on your computer you simply go to a website which is really a web application with your browser log in and access your email now take that a step further imagine that all of your documents spreadsheets financial information all of your data and your applications are at access this way congratulations you have moved to the cloud okay but how does this help my business for one cloud computing can make your organization more flexible remember the old days people came into the office did their work and they went home those days are over today work gets done from everywhere home office on the train out on the street in order to compete today your business must be flexible not only in how you approach your market but also in the work environment you create for your employees your data and applications must be accessible from everywhere because your employees work from everywhere because cloud computing accomplishes this it makes your workers more satisfied and more productive cloud computing also makes your organization more agile it enables you to set things up yourself and to add or subtract capacity as needed this means you can respond to your customers needs almost instantaneously cloud computing makes costs more predictable it uses a pay-as-you-go model usually with fixed monthly payments also think about all the money you will save by not having to purchase high-end file servers and all of the services associated with operating them on your premises finally computing allows you to centralize your data in hardened hosting facilities this cuts or eliminates back up costs and significantly improves your business continuity profile we have been implementing public private and hybrid cloud solutions for organizations like yours for many years reliably securely and cost-effectively give us a call for a free consultation on how we can design deploy and support cloud-based solutions for your business

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