The positive impact of cloud computing is different than other new technologies. This is because it transforms how companies operate. Cloud technology has a positive aspect on costs and efficiency. However, its most important effect is spurring innovation.
Small businesses have been identified as the most unwilling adopters of cloud technology. This is due in part to the confusion the term “cloud computing” evokes in many managers of small businesses. This article tackles some points as to why small businesses should view cloud as an business innovation tool.
Small to medium-sized businesses now have disaster preparedness in mind in adopting technology particularly cloud computing and virtualization. Results of a disaster preparedness survey concludes this inference as 2,053 organizations with an employee range of 5-250 are interviewed and asked about their motivations on embracing new technology.
As cloud adoption becomes more popular, the rate of cloud deployments might be faster than the IT operations team can manage. An article talks about the creation of a divide between these two crucial aspects of business and how it can be addressed.
Small to medium-sized businesses generally see cloud computing as a common solution to all problems. In a blog in Host Review, it is explained that while the technology addresses many concerns in a business, key solutions need to be identified to see which particular business issue each one directly addresses.
Cloud computing is rapidly growing within the IT industry. One small business owner shares his experience with using cloud computing and how he leverages on this technology to save on costs, resolves multi-device usage issues and operations as a whole.
A recent research by Parallels revealed that SMB’s are more likely to choose cloud services rather than on-premise services as cloud technology is seen to bring about significant development to the business without investing on physical infrastructure.
PCMag recently published a list of free or low-cost cloud server-based productivity tools that can help small businesses in storage, productivity, finance, CRM and IT.
Here are five good business operation areas for any small business to consider moving to the cloud.