Cloud computing has the potential to transform your business and the tech industry as a whole. Cloud computing challenges everything we thought we knew about working, sharing, monitoring and protecting our computer systems, and it is not such a bad thing. Businesses are saving money and boosting productivity with cloud computing.
What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud computing refers to the online networks to store and process data. Instead of everything being stored on one computer or device, it is saved to a cloud for easy retrieval, regardless of the device the user is on and where in the world he/she is located. According to a Forbes article, Goldman Sachs published a study that revealed spending for cloud computing services and infrastructure platforms will increase by as much a 30% CAGR between 2013 and 2018. The anticipated growth for the “overall enterprise IT” is just 5%. Cloud computing is not just a trendy buzzword; it is being embraced globally by institutions of all sizes.
What Does the Cloud Have to do with Productivity?
The answer—everything. Cloud computing takes the hassle out of sharing, storing, collaborating, and retrieving. We are an in-demand industry. Business owners and consumers all want everything as quickly and efficiently as possible, with very little overhead. The workforce is breaking out of the confines of four walls and taking business on the road. Cloud computing is the perfect companion for the modern business strategy.
Anyone can work remotely
Your business won’t be hindered by sick days, lost devices, natural disasters, security breaches and travel. As long as an approved user has his/her laptop, desktop, or mobile device, he/she can access the company’s cloud and continue to work remotely, domestically and internationally.
Employees can stay in-touch at all times
Sometimes getting everyone together at the same time is next to impossible. You and your employees are busy working hard to improve the health of the company, so each person’s task often takes them out of the office. Cloud computing enables groups and team member to collaborate and maintain contact remotely.
If a device goes down, the business is hit with an unforeseen data loss, or systems need to be serviced and maintained, it often results in a complete interruption to daily operations. When the business is down, the company cannot work and make money. Cloud computing ensures anyone can hop on a device and get right to work without any interruption in service.
No office, no problem
Never miss a phone call, instant message, meeting with a client, or important email. You don’t need an office to benefit from all of the daily interactions that make your business thrive.
Workers can use their own devices
Productivity is often lost to training and retraining. When employees have to learn new devices and programs, productivity takes a dive. Users like their own devices and know exactly how to maximize their efficiency. Cloud computing does not require a system overhaul. Everyone can use the devices with which each is most comfortable and have mastered.
Brand can go global in a few days
Your business can go global in a matter of a few days. Expanded access to your market allows you to make more business connections and accommodate consumers in various time zones. Cloud computing provides your company with
a global picture of your market.
If you’re ready to learn how Cloud Computing can help your company, contact Troinet today!