How Can Your Business Benefit From Cloud Computing?

How Can Your Business Benefit From Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing has quickly become a normal part of everyday life, both for consumers and businesses. Most companies are using at least one cloud service, and many rely entirely on the cloud.

Consider the success of Adobe, who recently transitioned to a subscription pricing model. Although there were a few hiccups along the way, the benefits have been tangible, with a 44 percent rise in revenue from its creative products reported in 2016. Of course, Adobe is a big presence in the software world, but small businesses also stand to gain big from a transition to the cloud. Here is a look at some of the benefits.

Greater Collaboration

Having business-related documents stored in the cloud means that everyone involved can access, share and edit documents wherever they happen to be, allowing greater collaboration and facilitating the back-and-forth that often comes with getting everything just right.

Better Security

Cloud computing is a great defense against problems like lost laptops and the sensitive data and pricey software they contain. When data is stored in the cloud, it can be accessed regardless of what happens to your computer, which means nothing is lost. It can also give you the power to remotely wipe data from any devices that are lost before they cause real damage.

Greater Mobility

The cloud means people can work from anywhere, as long as they’ve got an internet connection. Many services also offer mobile apps, so the sky really is the limit. Employees can work at home or on the go as needed to improve their work-life balance without losing one bit of productivity.

Automatic Updates

With cloud computing, the servers are off-site, which means that regular and security updates are carried out for you without much downtime on your end, if any. There are no headaches involved in system maintenance as all that is taken care of for you.

If your business has been slow to get on board the cloud train, it’s time to step up and see all the benefits in terms of efficiency and profits that await from making this game-changing transition.

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This blog post was based off of articles by Salesforce and Computerworld. Read the Salesforce article here. Read the ComputerWorld article here.