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While you hear the term frequently and see the images of puffy whiteness illustrating the concept, you may still be wondering, “What is the cloud?”
Despite being a standard technology solution for many years, it’s still a good time to understand the basics of what the cloud is and how it can benefit your business.
Simply put, the cloud is a global network of servers accessed via the Internet. Many people incorrectly assume the cloud is a non-physical computing solution, when in fact the cloud consists of physical locations that house hardware, software, applications and services. Cloud computing delivers on-demand computing services on a pay-as-you-go basis.
There are three basic types of cloud computing services:
The cloud is becoming increasingly common in business today. According to IDG’s 2018 Cloud Computing Survey:
Using the cloud has multiple advantages for businesses of all types. With the cloud, multiple users can leverage the infrastructure and services available in the shared space. At the same time, businesses can control and customize what is used and how it’s used.
Here are some of the major advantages of cloud computing:
The cloud is likely to continue to be a source of innovation, efficiency and productivity for businesses large and small.
Published On: 25th March 2019 By: Mark Richards
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