Good question! Cloud computing is a method of outsourcing IT resource where, rather than building a unique IT infrastructure, a business can instead access shared infrastructure that is housed in another geographical location. The Internet is used enable sharing and delivery of data and applications.
Cloud computing offers several advantages that make cloud-based solutions a compelling choice for organisations. These include:
- Cost savings through a Cap-Ex rather than the traditional Op-Ex spending model. No large upfront costs.
- Say goodbye to potentially expensive upgrades as cloud negates the need for hardware and operating system refreshes, as they become end of life.
- Helping businesses become more productive as critical business data and systems can be accessed from anywhere