Cloud Computing is no longer the future of business computing " it is the present. According to Synergy Research Group, the worldwide revenue of cloud computing crossed the $110 billion mark in 2015, and is expected to grow at a rate of 28% annually in 2016. According to the techies at IBM, Cloud Computing, often referred to as simply "the cloud", is the delivery of on-demand computing resources " everything from applications to data centres " over the internet on a pay-for-use basis.
The advantages of moving to the cloud are manifold. Some of the fundamental benefits of cloud computing for enterprises are that it allows businesses to increase their revenue, decrease their costs, and increase their customer satisfaction at the same time. Our team at WorkingMouse has prepared an infographic encompassing the growth trends in cloud computing, so you can make a sound decision about whether moving to the cloud suits your larger business goals.
Given the fundamental benefits of cloud computing to businesses, it is no wonder that it is revolutionizing the industry, and is expected to grow further in the coming years. Hence, while 93% organizations now use cloud-based IT services, 90% businesses plan to increase their cloud spending in 2016.
- Cloud Computing allows businesses to reduce their IT costs because they are not required to invest in the day to day management and maintenance of the IT systems.
- Cloud Computing allows businesses to acquire flexible scalability, i.e. the computer service provider can accommodate a business' data storage needs depending upon the upscaling and downscaling of operations without running out of capacity.
- Cloud Computing allows businesses to ensure efficient collaboration across business locations and departments, and effective sharing of information across third parties and contractors. Moreover, it allows business employees to be flexible in their work practices.
At WorkingMouse we understand how important choosing the right cloud provider is for you. Our model-driven Innovation Platform helps startups, restarts, and corporate operations innovate faster and better by delivering cloud-based software. Contact us to know more about our innovation platform and how it can help your business grow. If you'd like to know more about how our innovation platform can help you make the much-needed move to the cloud, then contact us or head to our Legacy Modernisation Resource Hub.