Businesses are constantly shifting, finding the most efficient, most reliable solutions for their needs. Gone are the days of dedicated server rooms for every business. Cloud storage is the new standard for day-to-day operations. Migrating to cloud storage is a cost-effective and efficient way to streamline business infrastructure. Whether you want to retire your old way of doing things or re-host what already exists, there are serious benefits to cloud migration. Our experienced team at 27Global is a leader in cloud transformation services to improve business operations across the county.
Increased agility and flexibility
The cloud is transformative for businesses of all sizes due to its ability to increase data agility and flexibility. In the past, companies would have to make large upfront investments in hardware and software, then hope that needs didn’t rapidly change.
With the cloud, you can scale up or down at your own pace and only pay for what you use. This is ideal for companies that are growing quickly, as well as for those that have seasonal fluctuation. Cloud-based applications can be deployed quicker than on-premises ones, which further increases agility.
Improved collaboration and communication
The cloud allows people to share files and information more efficiently. Gone are the days of having to be in the same room as someone to share a document or work on a project together – you can do it all simultaneously or asynchronously remotely via the cloud.
Cloud storage also makes it easier for teams to stay in touch. No matter the time zone or location, cloud-based tools make it easy to communicate through video conferencing, instant messaging, and group chat. This means everyone can stay up-to-date with what’s going on without having to waste time playing catch-up.
Cloud storage improves project collaboration by making it easier to access and work on shared documents. Rather than everyone having to have their own copy of a document, which can quickly become out-of-sync, a cloud-based document can be edited by multiple people at the same time. This makes it much easier to keep track of changes and ensures that a team is working on the most up-to-date version of a project.
The cloud can increase competitiveness by helping businesses become more agile and responsive to change. Businesses respond faster to market changes and opportunities by being able to quickly scale IT infrastructure up or down. Additionally, the cloud can help businesses reduce IT costs by eliminating expensive physical hardware and software and giving users access to powerful new technologies right at their fingertips.
Cloud computing has quickly become the go-to choice for businesses looking to improve scalability. By leveraging the power of cloud computing, businesses can easily scale up or down without incurring the high costs associated with traditional on-premise infrastructure.
To improve scalability, cloud providers offer a pay-as-you-go model that allows businesses to only pay for the resources they use, when they use them. This can be a major advantage for businesses that experience spikes in demand, as they can avoid overprovisioning and paying for unused capacity.
Providing on-demand resources, rather than having to wait for new hardware to be delivered and installed, is a cloud-based way that businesses avoid downtime and keep operations running smoothly during periods of high demand.
By eliminating the need for physical hardware and software, the cloud enables you to right-size IT resources. You can scale up or down as needed without over-provisioning or underutilizing infrastructure. In addition, the cloud simplifies IT management and reduces operational costs. Automation and self-service capabilities help to manage your environment efficiently.
The cloud provides increased security in several ways. By storing data off-site, organizations can limit their exposure to potential threats. Advanced security features, such as network and application firewalls, sophisticated user access control, data encryption, and multi-factor authentication, further protect your information. The same on-premises security features are often more expensive and less agile to change. By leveraging the increased scale of the cloud, organizations can often gain access to more sophisticated security tools and processes than they could afford without the infrastructure.
Improved disaster recovery
In the event of an on-site issue, hardware information storage systems become vulnerable to loss. Cloud storage systems can provide enhanced disaster survivability and recovery by replicating computing environments across separated geographies and automating backups. Your data will always be available to you no matter the physical changes to your business. This eliminates the outdated need for capital-intensive data backup solutions.
27Global offers cloud transformation services including planning, execution, and management. Contact us today to get started bringing your data to the cloud.