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Top Reasons Your Business Should Be Using the Cloud (And The Value of Managed IT Services)

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The Cloud.

We’ve all heard of it. Some of us use it for pictures and the occasional old document that we’re tired of seeing on our desktop.

But did you know how beneficial it could be for your business? Not only is the Cloud useful for buying you back space with your hardware in backing up your critical files, but it can help improve the overall cost-effectiveness, flexibility and infrastructure of your entire business.

Here’s how:

Safety first

Cloud-based storage can help you quickly backup and, if need be, recover, important documents for your business. The cloud helps keep all of your critical data safe by building redundancy into the management of all your information. Automating your backups not only saves you the time you’d normally spend manually backing up all your files, but it also eliminates the need for more physical space to keep your information stored.

The Cloud also provides real time information protection for all of your work as well as reducing the need to information share through countless emails, reducing the likelihood of information getting misplaced and/or intercepted. This also reduces your dependence on manual backups and physical infrastructure.

Reduced need for physical hardware

Manual backups (mostly) become a thing of the past.

You can greatly reduce the cost you used to be spending on information storage. With the cloud, you can just pay the service fee that goes along with the services you actually need. The cloud also allows you to customize your storage, allowing you to expand capacity for peak times in business and reductions for lags, saving you more money as well as providing you with ultimate flexibility.

Flexibility so your business can grow

The flexibility doesn’t just start and stop with storage capacity.

The Cloud invites your employees to work together remotely, improving the capabilities of collaboration and strengthening overall morale of your employees which in turn helps boost productivity and quality of work. This flexibility introduces portability and freedom to the infrastructure of your business, improving the way in which your employees work, all while keeping your information safe.

Not only is your information safe, but so is the planet. Shifting your storage to the Cloud can vastly reduce the size of your carbon footprint as it requires less physical data centers, server rooms, and physical machines to back up your data, making your energy usage more efficient. Which, in turn, also helps you save money on maintenance and resources.

Have a cloud storage plan? If not you’re missing out.

You’re missing out on opportunities to grow and strengthen your business while simultaneously protecting the foundation you’ve worked so hard to build.

The cloud for your business will vastly improve the efficiency and overall structure of your business.

Contact us to learn how we will guide you to success with your cloud technology needs.

 

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