Cloud computing is a term that most of you might have heard but must not be fully clear on what it is as the concept is still making its way in the IT world, much rapidly though. Well, the more self-explanatory word to use for cloud computing is convenience.
Cloud computing is a technology which is entirely based on the internet for storage purposes, maintaining data and many other applications. This eradicates the need to be bound to hard drives and personal computers and opens a more personalized world only at a click on the internet. Due to its convenience, we’re going to further talk about, businesses and even individuals are making the rapid move and stepping into the more advanced future.

Recovery
This is one of the main reasons that cloud computing is the next fashionable thing in the IT world. While disaster recovery techniques cost the business a fortune and cannot be afforded by small businesses, cloud computing comes as a blessing as it costs nothing and makes the data more reliable by not having it on the hard drive. While the already established companies are switching to cloud computing, the new ones are starting with the concept, saving them the involvement of a third party (IT expertise) into the personal information.

Farewell to the Heavy Investments
Long gone are the days where companies have to buy floor space on a data center, setup a cage and install racks of servers. This is one of the top most reason why people prefer cloud computing; because of how economical it is. It is likely to save you from all the costs of having a hard drive and arranging for back up needed. Cloud computing is more subscription based which you enjoy as you pay.

Weightless Mobility
Gone are the days when you had to carry around your data with you in the form of laptops or USB drives.  Since the internet has already shrunken the world, people may go places and thanks to cloud computing without the burden to carry the data along and still have all the access. This is the reason most businesses are making this switch to cloud computing in order to give their employees a balance between work and life outside the office, without harming the work flow. Moreover, cloud computing is also not restricted to a certain device which is a further plus point.

Security
It is no surprise how cloud computing adds to the reliability of the business as it increases its security an entire notch. Often people lose their devices and more than anything else, this threatens the privacy of their data. With cloud computing, the reliability on the device finishes, giving the data more security of being protected by a password than physically existing.

Collaboration
More people can have the access to data at one time which encourages collaboration and team work. This can actually benefit the businesses as decisions can be made quicker and more can be done as a team without the hindrance of physical presence.

It may be one special factor or a package deal as a whole that attracts potential users to switch to cloud computing. It’s about time everyone made the revolutionary move and break free from the boundaries of hard drives and physically present data.

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