Business is rapidly moving to the Cloud.
The cloud saves IT departments time on content management, communications application development and disaster recovery. This means that if you want to stay competitive, you have to move to the cloud. Using the cloud is no longer a matter of if but when. Results show that businesses see the cloud as a way for IT to “deliver business agility for competitive advantage.”
Saving time and money are the advantages for small business.
If you’re a small business, moving to the cloud removes the need to have a fully staffed IT department, which can save your business time and money. Rather than wasting time on troubleshooting, an IT administrator can build relationships with service providers and ensure that they deliver on their service level agreements to make your business run better. The cloud’s scalability is also a major financial advantage, as you only have to pay for the services you actually use.
Using cloud services also enables you to take advantage of opportunities for innovation. For example, you can use reseller programs to offer additional cloud backup options to your customers. This lets you make partnerships with other companies and offer innovative bundles to your customers. This is a good way for your business to use the cloud to quickly test, deliver and refine new customer solutions.
Overall, cloud solutions mean that your business no longer has to support or rely on outdated technology. Cloud software is always up to date and is supported by the provider. Instead of wasting time on tasks that drain your budget, your company’s IT administrators can invest their time on the kind of analysis that will drive growth in your business. By using cloud services, you also have the ability to respond quickly to changes, which makes you more agile and provides you with a competitive edge.
See our article below – Did You Know…? Cloud Services Offer Less Risk Of Attack – for clarification on the myths about Cloud security. Also, at The Fulcrum Group Cloud & Business IT Summit, we provided several Cloud security presentations. We invite you to browse our Summit Event page and check out the pictures and presentations! Let us know if we can assist you further!