What is Cloud Computing?

Simply put, Cloud Computing is utilizing computer technology based on the Internet, as opposed to running applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server located inside a building. It's a solution that's quickly growing in popularity, especially among small- to medium-sized companies.

With pay-as-you-go pricing, small- to medium-sized businesses no longer need to spend large amounts of upfront capital on hardware and software. And they can have the same access to tools and computing power as larger companies.

Why Cloud Computing?

So why are so many businesses moving to the Cloud? Because Cloud Computing increases efficiencies, helps improve cash flow, reduces storage space and much more.

Access and Share Data
Whether at a hotel, business meeting, working remotely from home or on vacation, the Cloud allows users to access their important business information anytime, anywhere, using any device.

Increase Functionality and Efficiency
With Cloud Computing, companies can make regular and incremental upgrades to improve technology whenever it becomes available to benefit from new opportunities and stay competitive.

Save Costs
Because the Cloud platform uses a utility-based model with pay-as-you-go pricing, large upfront capital expenditures are replaced with predictable ongoing costs. Plus, it’s much faster to deploy for nominal start-up costs.

Easily Scale Up Or Down
The Cloud allows companies flexibility and scalability. Need more bandwidth? No problem. A Cloud-based service can quickly meet your changing demands.

Enhance Security
Because of huge economies of scale, Cloud service providers are able to afford a wide array of defensive measures such as encryption, authorization, authentication and firewalls. These safeguard information from compromise, often at a level of security that exceeds what many companies can provide for themselves.

Disaster-Proof Critical Business Data
Companies that use Cloud-based services, no longer need complex disaster-recovery plans. Cloud providers take care of most issues, and do it faster and more economically.