Should you invest in Cloud because everyone around you is doing so? Should you blindly follow something just because it is a trend? Of course not. Let’s see – the most common benefits of moving to the Cloud, save cost, greater operational flexibility, and a few others.
We give you a list of 5 reasons that are not commonly known and you won’t hear about them commonly
1. There are various apps to help you
You have the ability to plug in a number of add-on apps to help you manage workflows, digitize manual processes (like signing documents), automate mundane tasks (like invoicing), and improve communication between your team members. If you move to the cloud, you can open up a number of smart working opportunities. The flexibility offered with Cloud solutions lets you scale up and down the apps that you don’t require anymore.
2. Your employees will be more productive
There are a number of disadvantages if your business only depends on emails for collocation. It is not only time-consuming but also it is difficult to keep a track of approvals, keep track of the latest version, locate final documents, follow email threads, and also follow a workflow. With Software-as-a-Service or SaaS tools, you can get rid of all such issues and work super efficiently. As per TechTarget, SaaS removes the need for organizations to install and run applications on their own computers or in their own data centers.
So document sharing and editing in real-time can be done within a short time. There are a number of team members who can work on the same version of a document at the same time (without multiple copies of it getting created). Changes that are made by one user are visible to others instantly, and availability of chat tools help easy communication between team members (a quick and easy way to collaborate).
3. Enhanced data security
It is insane to back up your data every single day when the daily demands of the business start to run down your resources. Data loss prevention is critical and it is also important to protect your data from being stolen. It is for the same reason that Cloud services have become indispensable. Your data is automatically backed up and you can relax with the assurance that your data is protected and always available in spite of power outage and in case of any catastrophes.
Trusted MSPs can also help you stay compliant with standards like PCI, HIPAA, and other regulatory standards.
4. Access to data anytime, anywhere
You need to be really quick to cater to business requirements in a quick and efficient way, and that is impossible if you follow the traditional way of working. You can get instant access to your critical data instantly, your employees can get access to documents from any device, anywhere and anytime (without being in office premises necessarily). They can get secure access to work applications, emails, calendar from their mobile devices and tablets.
5. Cloud helps you to be more agile and innovative
Yep. No kidding on that one. If you move to the cloud, you can accelerate the way people work, it speeds up the way collaboration happens, workflows are faster and it leaves more time for innovation. The adoption to new ways of working can be a challenge but once the adoption is complete, the benefits of moving in the cloud are far too many. You can focus all your attention where it actually belongs – your expertise without worrying about non-core areas.