Despite all the risks that are reported on the cloud computing, the cloud business solutions have proven to be beneficial for companies to generate competitive value compared to its competitors who are not in the cloud.
Though the answers to the question “My business should adopt the cloud” are always “it depends”, there are reasons to be considered by businesses of all sizes to make the cloud your “vehicle” toward higher productivity, lower IT costs and greater growth. Here are 3 reasons why you should consider migrating your business – or at least many of its functions and processes – to the cloud:
Reason # 1: Optimizing Workforce
- Business Continuity: Earthquake in Japan, those who were on cloud, experienced no loss of data, since their data were saved in data centers outside Japan
- Break the barrier of entry: Your business does not need a large sum of IT and the team do not need technical knowledge to compete with the big guys – thanks to the cloud.
- The collaboration of final projects: Collaborate with your team – anywhere, anytime.
Reason # 2: The Cloud Helps Leverage Resources of your Business and Implement the rule of 80/20
The cloud can help you leverage your business, since it is linked to increased productivity – time, energy, money. An example is the possibility of increasing the capacity of entrepreneurship, to enable the owners of organizations do more with less: You can manage multiple companies with cloud.
Piyush Somani, Managing Director and CEO of ESDS says, the biggest advantage is being able to access the cloud completely from anywhere in the world using any Internet connected device, which can mean a savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. According to the law 80/20, he explains that the cloud solutions enable companies to manage 80% of the business processes, which include the basic needs: sales, payroll, costs, services, etc.
Reason # 3: Migrating to the Cloud is a Business that is Low Risk Investment and can Generate ROI
With regard to investments, the adoption of the cloud is a low-risk move, which can generate a high return on investment (ROI) in terms of money saved. The operating costs of the cloud decreased 40% in energy costs, and increase business efficiency.
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