Cloud computing is the delivery of computing services, including servers, storage, databases, networking, software, analytics, and intelligence, over the internet (“the cloud”) to offer faster innovation, flexible resources, and economies of scale. You typically only pay for cloud services you use, helping you lower your operating costs, run your infrastructure more efficiently and scale as your business needs change. Below are the benefits of cloud computing.
Reduced IT Costs
By using cloud computing, there’s no need to spend large amounts of money purchasing and maintaining equipment. As a result, you no longer need to invest in hardware, facilities, utilities or building out a large data center to grow your business. Being on the cloud gives users easy access to their company’s data to save time and money during projects. Further, the majority of cloud-computing services are pay-as-you-go so your company is only paying for what they’re using.
115 out of 137 IT executives surveyed by OpsRamp said they plan to migrate more workload to the cloud over the next few years. With 62% saying they’ll do so for more flexibility and scalability. Cloud infrastructure can scale on demand to support fluctuating workloads. This means you can easily adjust your users based on your business needs. It’s like having a technology that can grow or shrink WITH your business. Whether you’re a small company trying something new or a bigger one adjusting to changes, cloud computing lets you use just the right amount of digital tools without wasting money on things you don’t need. Rather than purchasing and installing expensive equipment yourself, your cloud computer service handles it for you. It’s like having a toolbox that magically expands or contracts to fit the job.
In today’s fast-changing business world, being flexible is a big advantage. And that’s where cloud computing comes in – it’s changing how we work. You can easily access your work data and collaboration tools at home, a coffee shop, or even a different office location. It’s like having your office on your computer or mobile phone. This freedom to work wherever you are helps teams work together smoothly, just like they’re all in one place. Enabling seamless team productivity from anywhere using cloud-based collaboration tools.
Another great advantage of cloud computing is mobility. This means you can access services and programs over the internet from anywhere instead of being tied to one place. Team members can work from anywhere using their computers or mobile devices. This flexibility allows employees to work remotely or on-the-go and utilize technology to have more mobility. It’s like having digital collaboration tools always at your fingertips, no matter where you are.
Cloud computing makes collaboration a simple process. Team members can view and share information easily and securely across a cloud-based platform. Teams are able to communicate and collaborate from widespread locations. Using cloud computing allows employees, third parties, or contractors to work and view the same files from various locations.
Level365 offers the same benefits of cloud computing for your business phone system. Our cloud-hosted Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) offers mobility, flexibility, and collaboration. IT costs are lower because we manage, maintain, and upgrade your phone system in the cloud. The service is month-to-month with no required long-term contracts. As a result, you can scale up and down seasonally or as your business needs change. Further, upfront costs are typically 10-20% of those of traditional phone systems since there is no expensive onsite switching equipment to purchase. UCaaS provides the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere through your computer or mobile device.
According to Forbes, 83% of workloads will be in the cloud by 2020. If your company hasn’t made the switch yet to cloud-hosted UCaaS, contact Level365 to improve and simplify your business communications.
About Level365: Level365 offers a complete Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution with enterprise voice. Work can be done anytime, anywhere with seamless integration of business voice communications among desk phones, computers, and mobile devices. Our UC platform extends beyond voice with Chat/SMS, Presence, Analytics, Video Collaboration, Cloud Faxing, CRM Integrations, and more.