March 17th, 2020 by William Wentowski
The cloud is one of the most significant growing technological solutions on the market today. Migrating your business to the cloud allows your company to avoid the need to purchase and maintain an on-premise infrastructure. Looking past the initial purchase of equipment, your company will save money long-term with computer and hardware purchases. There are numerous benefits to transitioning your company to the cloud. Here are the top five.
As your business grows, you will need to purchase more storage capabilities. With an on-premise system, this would involve expensive hardware purchases, which will take time to install and configure. With the cloud, your business will be able to expand quickly. The ability to scale quickly will increase the efficiency and productivity of your company, as there is no longer a long waiting period before the additional resources are available.
Reduce IT Infrastructure Cost
Migrating to the cloud makes it much easier to manage your data network. Your company won't need a dedicated 5-10 person IT team any longer. The need for maintenance of your equipment is reduced as well, so your company will reduce IT expenditures. And, since your company will only be paying for the resources it needs, your monthly costs will decrease.
With the various services available via cloud platforms, your company will be able to maintain all of its data in a central location. It is easier for companies to connect their various applications, which promotes greater collaboration amongst coworkers. Since all of your business applications are stored in a central location, your employees will be able to work from anywhere, as long as they have an internet connection. This mobility will improve the productivity of any employees traveling since they will have access to your business networks.
Equipment Cost Management
Your company will save money on equipment purchases. Migrating to the cloud removes your company from the equipment upgrade cycle. Since all of your data and applications are stored in the cloud, the computers your employees use won't need to be as powerful. Your business will be able to save on equipment purchases and upgrades, since the laptop will be running applications from the cloud, rather than locally.
Migrating to the cloud will allow for greater business continuity. Since all of your data is stored in the cloud, your business won't experience any data loss if one of your machines is damaged. Once you purchase a new computer for the employee, pull down the necessary data, and the employee will be up and running again. Additionally, if something were to happen at your place of business, your employees will still have the ability to access your networks as long as they have access to an internet connection.
As the need arises for businesses to become more mobile and agile, migrating your operations to the cloud will allow your business to increase scalability, reduce IT expenditures, increase business continuity, and improve operational efficiency. Contact BTS Technologies, Inc. to find out how we can help your company make the transition to the cloud, allowing your company to enjoy seamless growth.