What is Cloud Computing? In Simplest terms, cloud computing means storing and accessing the data and programs on remote servers that are hosted on the internet instead of the computer’s hard drive or local server. Cloud is the new way of accessing and storing your data. You will see more and more businesses move to the cloud for better accessibility and efficiency.
You actually use cloud computing with your cell phones. The data, pictures, apps, you have all are stored into the cloud. Which means you can access that data anywhere anytime. The new norm is being able to work from home and not in the office, which would mean you need a way to access office data and files. So, you’re probably using a form a cloud computing right now. What’s even better is that cloud computing only requires internet access to be able to retrieve the data you need. Which then means you can work anywhere and access the data anytime. Making it easy for you to multitask and get more done.
An example of why a business should consider cloud computing. A construction company we assessed has all of their data and programs installed on the hard drives of the computers at the office. When the employee goes home, is on vacation, or is out on a job site the employee has no way of accessing any of the data unless they drive back to the office and log onto their computer. The problem with this is that it limits the employee from being able to do their job efficiently. If they needed to get something done right then and there, they can’t. They then have to waste their time driving back to the office just to log onto their computer to access files.
If your business is not already doing cloud computing and you want to learn more about it, contact C Three Business Consultants today! Work smarter, not harder, and save time.