It is a question many businesses are facing these days: to cloud or not to cloud? No doubt about it, cloud and Software as a Service are becoming the new standard in the business world. And why wouldn’t they? The cloud holds many benefits for businesses, including being cost-effective and saving time and trouble. Want to know more about these benefits? Keep reading.
Cost-effective. Migrating to the cloud does not require you to have a physical server in your office. Physical servers often require much upkeep and patching, which can get expensive over time, not to mention the additional power required to run and cool them. Servers are hardware, which can break, and replacing those pieces of equipment can be costly at an unexpected time.
Time. Instead of constantly putting out IT fires and not focusing on the real tasks at hand, you can put more time into your business. Moving to the cloud, in some cases, puts the burden of the software up-time on someone else.
Trouble. As mentioned above, there is no physical server needed. You will no longer experience long amounts of downtime and the loss of productivity that comes with it. With cloud computing, your important data will also be more secure because it would remain accessible even if a disaster were to strike. If an employee were on vacation or working remotely, they could also access their work from a virtual desktop, assuming there is Internet connection.
Ready to make the switch? Contact Avende today! We will be more than happy to help you begin the transition.