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What is Cloud Computing and How Can it Help Your Business?

What is Cloud Computing and How Can it Help Your Business?

Cloud computing is a must have for any business nowadays, but not all have taken advantage of its resources. Here is a little bit about what cloud computing is and how it can help your business.

Cloud computing is the delivery of several IT resources through the internet. Through cloud computing, you and your business will have access to databases, servers, storage, and many applications. Many of the services granted by this platform are low cost and very versatile. You only have to pay for what you use and all of the resources needed are available on demand. Both of these are beneficial to any business owner.

Now that we have taken a look at what cloud computing is, let’s  take a look at why you need it to be a part of your company.

Recovery
Having a safety net just in case any data is lost is integral to running a business. You could, and should, have your data on an external hard drive. You should also take advantage of cloud storage. Cloud storage is a lot easier to access than an external hard drive, thanks to the fact that the internet can be accessed by all kinds of devices nowadays.

Collaboration
The cloud allows for increased cooperation amongst your employees. This can be done through shared documents and other file-sharing applications.  This can also be done at any time and at any place which is great for businesses that have employees constantly away from the office. For those who work from the office, cloud-based workflow contributes to increased teamwork without employees having to look over each other’s shoulder.

Automatic Updates
One of the most tiring things about technology is its upkeep. With cloud services, however, you don’t have to sweat the small details. Suppliers regularly update their products. These updates include security updates which are great. As a business owner, you have more important ways to spend your time than updating your servers. The cloud updates for you!

You Can Work From Anywhere
This was touched on a little bit earlier but the advantages of working from anywhere cannot be understated. With cloud computing, you can do just that as long as you have an internet connection. Most of the big cloud services also maintain apps that allow you to access them from any device.

Flexibility
The Flexibility of cloud computing just might be the best part about it. Business’ needs fluctuate as time goes on. Sometimes your business will need to take advantage of many cloud services and other times your business will only need a few. The great thing about the cloud is that you can pick and choose what you use!

Organization
The more documents your company has to keep track of, the more likely they will eventually become disorganized. Cloud computing will keep all of your data organized. It will also streamline your files so that they are all in the same format.

Ready to get your business into the world of cloud computing? Contact Nevada IT Solutions for more information at [email protected]!

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