In today’s business environment, safe, efficient information storage is a must. The volume of data you need to retain is growing exponentially. You’ve got large files with media-rich content, like video and high-resolution images, now taking up so much space that storing them on devices or hard drives is nearly impossible.
This is where the cloud comes in. But before you can begin relying on the cloud as the answer, you need to ask one question.
Think of it like this: The cloud is storage you rent, but instead of taking up space on a device, it’s stored on servers. Cloud servers are basically shared resources, each with a different function in data storage and accessibility.
The cloud is any service—like a phone service or file storage—that you don’t host on your local network. You’ve probably used the cloud in the past without realizing it. If your company uses any type of social media platform or online data drive like Dropbox, Gmail, Office 365 or Evernote, you’ve already worked in the cloud.
Yours can be next. We’ll help your company start using the cloud to work smarter with:
Cloud computing takes control of applications or programs you would normally download onto a physical computer or in-house server. So, what’s the benefit of that? Storing these elements in the cloud allows multiple users to access them through the internet. Boom—suddenly you’ve opened the door to better collaboration, remote work options, and increased productivity! Here are the three possible scenarios for the cloud: