Why 2019 is a year of cloud adoption for small businesses?
By 2020 cloud computing will cross the $260 billion mark. That’s 44% growth in small business market alone.
Delivering services efficiently and achieving cost savings are the top two drivers of cloud adoption in small business. Gartner foresees double-digit growth in small business use of cloud computing. A new generation of managed services providers is emerging on the landscape.
These managed service providers will enable small business to have the benefits of fully managed cloud solutions and enable these small business to get out of the loop of hardware life cycle. Just the benefit of not having to ever buy server infrastructure and swap drives for backup alone is enough for many small business owners to make the switch. As there energy and finances are better utilized in growing there business.
Following are some of the benefits of fully managed cloud computing solutions.
Much lower total cost of ownership – With cloud computing, no server and storage hardware needs to be bought of maintained. All the data and applications are hosted in redundant, highly available and secure data centers. Because of no server hardware on site, there is savings on energy consumption and resources.
Highly available infrastructure – Because the cloud infrastructure is built to be highly available, small businesses can rest assured that hardware failures will no longer be a cause of disruption to their business.
Multi- regional disaster recovery – Cloud platforms offer the option to have multi-regional disaster recovery without having a huge upfront investment and disaster recovery can be 4 times as fast as recovering on premises infrastructure on other hardware.
Secure mobility – Fully managed solutions like cloud desktops can allow your team to have secure access to all the business applications from where ever they are and on any device they like. Cloud desktops is a platform of choice for millennials.
Security – The security of fully managed solutions is 100 times more sophisticated and effective than on premises solutions. There is a team of security specialists monitoring the infrastructure 24x7.
Upgrading is easy – Cloud platforms automation makes it easy to deploy test environments to test new versions of applications and also easily scrap those environments.
Scalabilty – The fully managed cloud solutions make it easy to scale up and down.
Cloud Computing is up to 40 times more cost-effective for an SMB compared to running its own IT system or department. So 2019 is a good time to jump on that band wagon.
Cloudanize is a new generation managed service provider that helps businesses transition to innovative fully managed cloud solutions smoothly.