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Why should a company move to cloud?

Jul 23, 2019 1:40AM PDT

Companies spend large amounts of money developing and installing software to improve their operations. Cloud computing enables your business to access software on the internet as a service. Cloud computing is also a safe way of storing and sharing data. You won't lose control when you move to cloud.

Your staff can access the service at any time and from any location to complete their tasks. Cloud computing services fall into three major categories that include Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS). You can choose any of these services depending on the needs of your business. If you are unsure about moving from the traditional way of computing, here are the top reasons why you should move your business to cloud computing.

1. Reduced costs
2. Flexibility
3. Scalability
4. No need for a backup plan
5. Data security
6. A wide range of options
7. Improved collaboration

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I see many try.
Jul 23, 2019 2:06AM PDT

But so many try to break the rule about backup copies or skirt HIPAA rules. There's also rules about data staying inside a country borders.

None of those issues were raised by you. Why?

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Cloud is the future
Jul 24, 2019 10:03AM PDT

Saves money:- It will give the business the best possible platforms for specific business functions.

Security:- The multi-cloud allows the combination of a private or public cloud platform. the business can secure the data in a private cloud and operate other areas of the business in a public or hybrid.

Secured:- The single cloud platform would be risky if any host fails there will be continuity by utilizing other platforms.

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Cloud very comfortable!
Oct 31, 2019 9:35AM PDT

Yes, you are right. Cloud very useful and I can connect to the doc from everywhere. I do not break my work process.

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Cloud upsets many. Example!
Oct 31, 2019 10:11AM PDT

Many are upset about Yahoo emails disappearing. There's a lesson here.

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Cloud Computing is the future of Online Services
Jul 29, 2019 11:49PM PDT

Cloud Computing makes is probably the most efficient way to run an online business or service. All you need is a dedicated server and some storage space. Most of the global companies provide these services to enable them run their high performance and exhausting software on to their servers. The most recent example of this service is Google Stadia, the online gaming stream platform from google. In short, Google will be running the games on their servers while the user needs only a good bandwidth connection and the entire hardware is made use of by the Google.
This kind of technology will be extremely beneficial in healthcare industries where doctors can make use of different high maintenance diagnostic software remotely and ease in the patient experience.

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Again, in the news. Yet another Cloud data breach.
Jul 30, 2019 9:24AM PDT

And it's become painfully evident those that want to promote cloud systems want to downplay or ignore the ongoing losses and failures.

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Cloud Provides Secure Data Backup
Jan 16, 2020 2:10AM PST

Companies should move to the cloud, it provides data security and secure backup as data is saved online. Moreover, data can be accessed remotely.

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B.S. This has been disproved so many times.
Jan 16, 2020 10:32AM PST

I'm left to wonder why you would attempt such a claim today.

Most likely you have a cloud (system) to sell.

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My business has a theory move to the cloud if
Jan 22, 2020 12:33PM PST

we can. Our security group does the analysis and having the servers in the USA versus abroad does matter. We have also started using SSO (Single Sign On) using SAML technology to use AD account to login to the apps instead of application usernames & passwords. Emails have been in the cloud almost since the beginning. I always like using POP3 over IMAP email so I could save emails to my device. I have Spectrum email who purchased my old provider Bright House and Spectrum went all IMAP.

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Cloud is the future
Jan 29, 2020 2:14AM PST

You can access your files from anywhere from any device & easy of taking backup & many more to add.

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Cloud is Secure
Mar 27, 2020 6:06AM PDT

The flexibility that cloud technology provides, is unmatched! Cloud is way more secure and allowing to remotely connect and collaborate with. Cloud technology-based SaaS applications mobile device management solutions are a good example of how the cloud can provide security and a centralized management platform for business mobility.

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Improved collaboration
Jun 10, 2020 3:46AM PDT

Business owners always look for ways to boost individual and team performance. Cloud computing is one of the most effective ways to improve team performance. You can easily share data to complete the project even from different locations. Field workers can easily share real-time data and updates with those in the office. In addition, cloud computing eliminates redundant or repetitive tasks such as data re-entry.

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Switch to cloud-based ERP system
Nov 29, 2020 8:55AM PST

Businesses should consider implementing cloud-based ERP's to experience various benefits and to increase their productivity. We can get all the benefits like flexibility, scalability, reduced operation costs, reduced workload, data security, and many more if we use a cloud-based ERP system because it makes it easy for business owners to access it from anywhere and on any device. Different businesses use different ERPs based on size, industry, etc. Some examples include Sage Intacct, NetSuite ERP, Odoo, Window treatment software for retailers, etc.