Cloud Computing – Part Two

The benefits of cloud computing

 

Previously we have briefly introduced cloud computing, what it is and the most usual types. But what are some of the benefits of cloud computing over other strategies?

Reduced IT costs: When companies invest in infrastructures, sometimes, they may incur additional costs as few servers are not utilized. Transitioning to the cloud helps in this scenario, as users can commission appliances as and when they want, thereby saving huge costs for an organization. View more.

Scalability: Your business can scale up or scale down your operation and storage needs quickly to suit your situation, allowing flexibility as your needs change. Rather than purchasing and installing expensive upgrades yourself, your cloud computer service provider can handle this for you. Using the cloud frees up your time so you can get on with running your business.  View more.

Collaboration efficiency:  Collaboration in a cloud environment gives your business the ability to communicate and share more easily outside of the traditional methods. If you are working on a project across different locations, you could use cloud computing to give employees, contractors and third parties access to the same files. You could also choose a cloud computing model that makes it easy for you to share your records with your advisors.

Easily customizable: With the use of cloud, it’s an easy task for organizations to emulate an end-user centric environments by customizing it as per the usage, thereby saving cost and time. Test teams can easily perform load and performance testing scenarios in various permutations and combinations like – different OSes, browsers, configurations, etc.

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