Why is Migrating to the Cloud Important?
by Shivani Dave / February 3, 2021 / Cloud
With a constant change in markets and global working trends, businesses are always evolving their process to empower clients and employees with the best.
Digital transformation has brought about a shift in power and accessibility for customers which has enabled many worldwide. This has led to the need for comprehensive systems, right applications and innovations such as the cloud.
Cloud has seen immense growth in the last year with the pandemic causing millions to make the shift. The growth has been outstanding across multiple industries, from medical/ healthcare to banking, education and many more. Even verticals like manufacturing and retail are adopting to the cloud to efficiently optimize reach, manage customers and performance.
With so many options available in the market today such as scalability and multiple of pricing models, even small-medium businesses can make the shift.
Here are the top reasons why one should adopt to the cloud:
Security – hacking, phishing, data theft and other cybercrimes are constantly on the rise. This impacts businesses very heavily causing immeasurable loss of money, data and clients. With cloud systems, there is greater, enhanced security with limited access. In some cases, only those who have set the system, can access the data, irrespective of any type of hacking or acts of cybercrimes. Secondly, the data is stored in a parametric environment, making accessibility to most a challenging affair.
Mobility – given the pandemic and the need for people to work remotely, mobility has been a big advantage for the cloud in the last year. The cloud offers the option to store files in a way that it can be accessed from any device, any time, provided the right permissions are in place. At the same time, sensitive documents can be stored securely, too. Mobility is also beneficial for those constantly traveling for meetings or meeting with clients in different locations as one can access files without any hassles.
- Collaboration – another big advantage of the cloud that businesses have needed in the past year is the ease of collaboration. Teams can easily work together on documents and this will sync automatically. With remote work, operating efficiently has been a challenge. Teams can access, edit, brainstorm or plan campaigns and projects together in a productive, organized manner, no matter where they are working from.
As the global situation evolves, it is imperative that businesses invest in newer, comprehensive, reliable and efficient systems. Cloud is proving to be a cost-effective advantage for organizations, small and big, across the globe.