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What are the benefits of a cloud server?

benefits of a cloud server

Forbes predicts that 83% of enterprise workloads will be in the cloud by 2020. The era of maintaining a dedicated on-site server is declining and switching to a hosted cloud service will help improve your company’s workflow, save money, and ensure that you stay ahead of the curve. Cloud servers can be a major help in reducing the upkeep cost of business.

The benefits of a cloud server

Cloud servers require maintenance, power, more a/c to keep workers cool from the heat output and take up physical space. You have access from wherever because the cloud server is remote, and eliminates many of these costs right off the bat. In fact, with most servers, you only pay for what you use. To save the best for last, using a cloud server will save you money in the long-term. Expensive hardware purchases will be a thing of the past. Cloud platforms don’t require time-consuming software installation and you will no longer be spending money and manpower on IT infrastructure and maintenance

One of the best parts is the reliability. In house server’s fail more often and typically have a longer downtime than their cloud counterparts. Should something happen to the original server though, there are fallback that will take the place of the original failing server nearly instantaneously.

Cloud servers have the benefit of scalability, meaning they can adapt in size according to the increase and decrease in workload.

Other benefits

Basically, you don’t have to deal with much of any upkeep whatsoever as far as ‘behind the scenes’ work is concerned. This can significantly reduce the amount of time your business. The server needs are taken care of by your cloud provider freeing up your time and money so that you can take care of your other business needs.

Increased Security. A cloud-based platform means that no matter what happens to the hardware, whether it be a stolen laptop or a virus on a PC, your company’s data will be safe and sound in the cloud, especially if you utilize security features like Single-sign On or Two-factor Authentication. All data stays secure within the cloud.

Increased mobility of your workforce, zero downtime deployment, and many more features, your whole workflow will be more productive