In addition to staying ahead of your competitors, the cloud has profound benefits for your business. In these remote working days, the cloud offers enhanced security measures, collaboration and up-to-date information.
If you’re not already using the cloud, here are some ways it can save you time, money and effort:
Cloud-based systems ensure your business data is available at any time, from anywhere. This means you and your employees become more productive and efficient because you’re not chasing a file that’s located on someone else’s computer.
On-site hardware and software required for physical data storage is costly to install and maintain. The cloud offers a budget-friendly solution for business owners. You’ll likely pay a small set monthly subscription for a cloud-based app with customized packages designed to fit your budget.
You don’t need to worry about your sensitive business data sitting on a server in an unlocked room, protected by an easy-to-crack password. Cloud-based providers take security to a much higher level with secured data centers, encryption, authentication and other security measures.
Sharing information online can improve productivity and efficiency for business owners- especially those now working with remote teams. There are cloud-based solutions for many business activities, from project management tools to customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Most solutions are designed to integrate seamlessly with other online services for improved collaboration and customer service.
Wonder if you are using the most recent file? When you update your files, they’re synced across all devices that are using the cloud application. With cloud-based data, you always know you’re looking at the latest version of a document in real-time, helping to minimize errors when file sharing with a team.
Improved business continuity
Should a physical disaster strike, your data remains safe and sound, undeterred by natural disasters or accidents.
Room to grow
Cloud-based storage can scale up instantly, so you don’t need to worry about running out of space.
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Information used in this article was provided by our partners at Sage.