By Jefferson Eckles, Business Process Manager at DP Solutions
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While hardware costs have come down significantly over the years, for small businesses, cloud computing can’t be beat in terms of saving money without sacrificing functionality. For an inexpensive monthly fee, you can get full access and use of applications that used to cost a few hundred dollars to purchase. And, since cloud-based apps are being powered by the cloud provider, you don’t need an expensive desktop with lots of power to use them – just a simple Internet connection will do on a laptop, desktop or tablet.
Cloud computing is a concept that could save your business quite a bit of money on software, hardware, upgrades and services.
Instead of purchasing hardware and software for your office, with cloud computing you put your programs on a highly secure “super server” online. All you need is an Internet connection to your office and you’re in business.
Here are 9 reasons why “cloud computing” has caught on FAST with small to medium businesses, and why you might consider it too:
Cloud computing is all the rage these days, and while some companies are moving their whole IT infrastructure to the cloud, many others are choosing to streamline their businesses by moving individual business applications.
If you are considering moving any of your company’s software applications “to the cloud,” make sure to consider these 5 tips BEFORE pulling the trigger:
After having a few discussions with our clients, DP Solutions has drafted a series of blogs that answer important IT questions that many companies seem to face today. By taking the guise of a few memorable, fictional personas, we can interpret the needs and pains that often stunt company performance and growth. In doing this, we can offer solutions that cure these issues for many businesses.
I am the business owner of a full-service tax, accounting, and insurance firm, for over 40 years. As CEO, it is my responsibility to protect my company and the jobs of 75 employees. My last major battle over security occurred in regards to employees working from their personal devices.
By offering solutions that can be the end-all, cure-all for many businesses, we at DP Solutions have developed relationships with highly satisfied clients. We have set out to explain the needs and pains that often stunt company performance and growth. Based on conversations with our clients, we have drafted a series of blogs that answer important IT questions that many companies seem to be facing now.
As the office manager at a local chiropractic and wellness center, I wear many hats. I’m often tasked with researching new concepts and technologies that will enhance our practice. However, we are only interested in implementing new products, software, or solutions if we can see the return on investment.
If you are a burgeoning company, and you are accumulating data by the day, and your current IT platforms are running out of real estate to handle this expansion, you need to consider a change—and fast. In the small to midsize (SMB) business space, growth is not steady; it is a runaway train that picks up speed every day. That is why many SMBs are turning to the cloud and third-party vendors to host their applications and store their data, set up private or public cloud networks, or even access software as a service (SaaS).