'The Cloud' Defined

March 15, 2018
by Jessica Massey

Lets take a look at what the cloud really is

When tech companies refer to your data being in the cloud, or that you can work in the cloud, it's not referring to the white fluffy blobs in the sky. Your data isn't up there in the sky but actually stored somewhere - a lot of somewheres. 

Azure Cloud - Station 28Here's the deal on the cloud...

We define the cloud as software and services that run on the internet, instead of locally on your computer. If you're on Facebook or use Google Drive, congrats! You're using the cloud. That may come as a shock, and that's ok. This way is actually trusted most for data storage, security as well as employee collaboration. In fact, 74% of tech Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) say cloud computing had the most measurable impact on their business in 2017 (Forbes). 

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 Increased efficiency. Improved cash flow.

When you choose cloud computing over your current methods you'll save money, a lot of money. This is because you aren't paying to manage and own software application.Companies can spend up to 75 percent of their total IT budget just to maintain and run existing systems and infrastructure. With the cloud you are reducing internal resource costs as well as adding to their economic advantage. 

With Microsofts huge base of customers, it's easy for providers (like us) to pass on volume discounts onto their customers. Say hello to cost effectiveness!

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Are you tired of IT bills, server glitches, or the endless software upgrades? If you answered yes to any of those, making the switch to cloud computing ia no brainer. To start the conversation, click here