In the previous edition of this blog series, we discussed two benefits of utilizing cloud computing in your business. Let’s now consider three more advantages to embracing this innovative technology.
In-House Solutions Made Easier
Today, most tech companies take advantage of technology, create in-house apps and custom-made software solutions, and use or sell them to clients. You can leverage cloud computing to offer similar services.
Remember, while the cloud offers multiple services, you can choose just what you need. Such services include Platform as a Service (Paas). Cloud computing makes your in-house solutions more reliable and effective. Also, you can take advantage of DevOps services for smooth software delivery and effective integration.
Service providers manage the platform, but your business takes care of the apps developed through cloud technology. It is a common platform used by developers, and they often want the platform to remain stable and continue functioning without much supervision.
Developers can also take advantage of the highly customized options on Paas and use the platform to automate services as companies benefit from the cost-effective in-house solutions.
Data Recovery and Backup
Cloud computing makes cloud storage easier, more reliable, and effective. You can store any data on the cloud and use it at any time. The beauty of it is that you can access the data using any device and from any location if you have an internet connection. This is a suitable solution for remote offices and workers.
Also, this technology consists of a recovery process and an integrated data backup that helps you safely store your business information. You have less to worry about regarding cyber-attacks, thefts, or natural disasters since your data is safer and can be accessed and retrieved seamlessly.
It is worth noting that the data is split into multiple sections, encrypted, disbursed, and stored in various locations such as remote data centers. In this case, even if you lose part of your data to cybercriminals, it will not be complete thus, unhelpful to them.
Even if a natural disaster strikes unexpectedly and damages your office, your data will still be safe in the cloud, and you can recover it once you resume operations.
In today's highly competitive world, you need to ensure that your business can grow. You want to remain relevant in your niche while also standing out from the crowd amidst the high competition around you.
Using cloud computing technology enables your business to scale effortlessly. For instance, using Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) gives you access to the entire IT system without purchasing hardware. A company can add or remove servers in the system as per the current needs. This allows the company to scale smoothly and quickly. Additionally, you can choose any software or a custom app based on your business needs.
Using a cloud technology such as Software as a Service (Saas) enables you to install any app on any device. It enables you to leverage the emerging software solutions as per your needs, and you can pay for them as per the services you get. In short, cloud computing enables businesses to enjoy multiple resources, leading to increased efficiency and scaling. All you need to do is determine your needs and choose which cloud services your business needs.
Companies need to devise creative ways to stand out from the crowd amidst the high competition. Cloud computing can help such businesses experience better performance, productivity, and growth. This technology continues to evolve over the past years, and it gets bigger and better by the day, helping businesses to operate efficiently.
By JCOMM 4-22-2021