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How cloud business solutions can help businesses?

by | Apr 19, 2023 | Cloud Business Solutions

Cloud business solutions are cloud computing services that let businesses access a wide range of computing resources such as storage, servers, analytics, file sharing, hosting, providing backup, and data security over the internet. Cloud business solutions offer several benefits such as reduced operating costs for businesses, flexibility and better collaboration between different stakeholders.

How do cloud business solutions operate?

Cloud solutions provide businesses with the  much-needed flexibility to perform work from anywhere in the world. Earlier the information was stored in hard drives, pen drives or in the system and it was almost impossible to access information without being physically present near the device. Now businesses don’t have to worry if the hard drive or pen drive is not working as the data is safe in cloud storage and they can access it anytime and anywhere.

Types of cloud business solutions:

Cloud technology has been divided into three main service models namely SaaS, PaaS & IaaS. Let us have a look at each of them: 

  1. Software as a Service (SaaS): It refers to cloud-based applications that are accessible through the internet. 
  1. Platform as a Service (Paas): PaaS provides a cloud-based platform for developing, testing and deploying software applications. With PaaS you can use frameworks and tools to build, test and deploy apps faster than ever before. 
  1. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): IaaS provides cloud-based virtual servers, storage and networking that can be used to support various applications.

Zoho is primarily a Software as a Service (SaaS) company, offering cloud-based software applications that can be accessed over the internet. Zoho provides a suite of SaaS applications that cover a wide range of business needs, including CRM, accounting, HR, project management, marketing automation, and more.

While Zoho primarily focuses on SaaS, it also provides some Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities through its Zoho Creator platform. Zoho Creator is a low-code application development platform that allows users to create custom business applications without the need for extensive coding knowledge. 

How cloud business solutions can help businesses?

Cloud computing has enabled businesses of all magnitudes to utilise powerful and flexible tools which were once only available to large organisations with an extremely high budget. Let us have a look at some of the benefits of cloud business solutions:

1. Cost-effective:
There are many ways through which cloud technologies can be cost-effective for businesses, Firstly a cloud platform provides cutting-edge hardware and software solutions that otherwise would have been very expensive for businesses. Users can pay for the services on a subscription basis which reduces operating costs. Additionally, cloud technologies provide flexibility, improved security and reliability.

2.  Scalability:
Many growing businesses have used cloud-based services to manage bandwidth, which allows them to more easily scale up or down based on user needs. If you use only on-premises infrastructure, it is difficult to scale up or down your computing capacity as business needs change. Cloud services can easily adjust their processing power and storage space by adding or removing virtual machines from the pool of resources.

3. Increased collaboration:

Cloud business solutions are a game-changer for organisational work processes, enabling greater efficiency and collaboration. With cloud technology, employees can collaborate on a larger scale, regardless of their location or department. This means that multiple users can access the necessary information, driving better collaboration and productivity.

4. Improved security:
Cloud platforms follow advanced encryption and data protection protocols to prevent data breaches. The advanced access controls ensure that only authorised users can access sensitive data. Additionally, regular security updates and the presence of dedicated security teams protect data.

5. Backs up data:

When an organisation stores or backs up critical data, files and applications in the cloud, this information remains safe and accessible.

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