Productivity with Your Business’s Cloud
Cloud Computing has quickly become the standard model for IT purposes after its formation over 16 years ago. With its reliability, scale, flexibility, and easy-to-use features, it has opened new doors for many businesses, whether large or small, existing or start-up.
The vast majority of businesses approach the cloud with the goal of reducing costs and improving the efficiency of their IT, according to a survey of 279 IT professionals by Cloud Cruiser and Dimensional Research. According to the survey, 72 percent of respondents indicated that tracking cloud usage and costs is extremely or very important to their IT function, which applies to all cloud deployment models including private, third-party private, public and hybrid.
With businesses becoming increasingly competitive in their approach to technology, understanding the advantages that it brings can provide significant rewards for the user. Utilizing just a few simple tips can help you to create a more efficient and productive business operation.
- Ensure that your clouds are efficiently managed. Using different cloud providers can greatly affect a company’s productivity; work is most efficiently managed from a single interface. Fortunately, there are cloud storage managing platforms that allow you to create, move and edit documents in a user-friendly manner. This allows working with multiple files simultaneously, regardless of whether they are stored in different cloud storage services.
- Collaborate on projects when possible. Even when working in different locations, using the cloud to work and collaborate on projects will provide results that are not only quicker, but more accurate. There are also cloud collaboration serviced available that allow multiple users to open and edit a document concurrently, along with a chat feature that allows instant, real-time communication.
- Reduce your IT costs where appropriate. Utilizing the eliminates the need for local servers, as well as in-house IT support. Consequently, companies can save a great deal of money without these costs, as well as the expensive equipment required for local servers.
- Reduce the number of emails and utilize the files on the Cloud. Sending multiple emails is a time-consuming process that can have a significant impact on productivity. When files are stored on the Cloud, they are able to be accessed anywhere at any given time, ensuring that everyone has access to current information.
Integrating Cloud technology into your business provides a considerable impact across multiple sectors. Not only will it help to deliver continuous and efficient service, but it allows you to reduce your energy consumption as well as overhead costs, translating into a more profitable and capable venture.
To learn more about how you can benefit from Cloud technology, contact the professionals at PSI. Our expertise ensures that you receive a comprehensive and seamless experience including greater efficiency and accessibility. We act as an extension of your IT team, alleviating the burden of daily maintenance and support and the costs that accompany them. At PSI, we specialize in everything you need to professionally manage your IT infrastructure.—Server and Network Management On-Site and Remote Technical Support, IT Management, Application & Web Development, Work Station Support & Repair, Web Hosting and more.