Statistics say that 78 percent of small businesses (companies with less than 50 employees) will be fully adapted to the cloud by 2020 — up from 37 percent in 2014. Small and mid-sized business owners that still have not converted to the cloud hosting could be missing big benefits. Cloud web hosting offers a cost effective & scalable business solution which has the added benefits of high security levels and disaster data recovery solutions. Cloud systems are the wave of the future and it is easy to see why more and more businesses are embracing it.
As a small to mid-sized business you are always seeking ways to cut costs and improve revenue. The scalable nature of the cloud allows you to scale up and scale down whenever you like. Businesses benefit big when only the cost of current resource needs are necessary. Businesses can rely on the cloud to have regular software updates and hardware additions from the provider leading to a reduction in IT administration and upgrade costs. Cloud hosting also allows your data to be available from any point across the internet. This allows for easy team collaboration when all designated employees have access to data. You can forget about having to contact IT administrators to access your data. Using cloud web hosting can eliminate these costs annually & substantially reduce IT costs overall.
Small businesses can operate with the knowledge that their data is secure in cloud systems. If you are resisting a move to the cloud consider its multi-layered approach to security. Many critical elements such as encryption, key management, strong access controls and security intelligence actually improves data security in cloud servers. Cloud web hosting allows for greater data security due to its redundant nature and continual security updates allow for vastly improved systems to protect against hacking vulnerabilities. Cloud hosting offers greater protection from ever emerging security threats from a seemingly unending sources of new hacks and threats. The latest software updates will be automatic & your system stays secure without intervention from your own business resources.
Data Storage and Disaster Recovery
It is important that mission critical data for your growing business be stored on cloud based services. The days of storing and backing up your data onsite are gone. Onsite data can become the victim of fire, theft and natural disasters. If your data is stored on a cloud based system then it will be more secure and you will be able to retrieve it from any location. If you forgot the file you were going to work on in the evening from home you won’t have to run back to the office. Cloud data storage allows for near instant restoration and retrieval from the internet so that one file or your entire data bank is available to you 24/7/365 from any location where you have internet access.
It is the time for small to mid-sized businesses to move to the cloud. When you are making your data more secure, available across a wider range of locations and it is more cost effective than it is a no brainier for your business to move its data, hosting and disaster recovery solutions into the cloud. Contact [email protected] or call 1-888-338-5261 so that we can help your business move into the future of web hosting, data storage and disaster recovery solutions.