Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (Paas) or Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) – today the market is abuzz with all these hi-tech cloud solutions. These cloud computing solutions or services are poised to make the IT technology and its services more accessible to end users, and interestingly at highly affordable rates. According to Gartner Inc. the leading IT technology research and consulting firm, cloud services market reached an astounding figure of $131 billion in 2012. From 2013 through 2016, the market is likely to hit the new high of $677 billion. Undeniably, this is a promising market, brimming with opportunities, and cloud computing companies or so-called cloud service providers are leaving no stone unturned to get the higher share of the market. Let’s know more in details about the advantages of cloud technology and cloud computing services.
Easier getting started
From operating systems and applications to servers, storages and telecommunication services – the harrowing experience of their installation, update, upgrade, repair and maintenance is now a matter of past. Now, end users can access them by just getting logged-in to their respective accounts from any Internet connected device. Hence, the job of IT management is becoming redundant with the onset of cloud services.
Reduced upfront investment
With IT or better to call ICT (Information and Communication Technology), now business resources as we read above, are available on rental basis; hence, the funding problem would no longer impede the way of getting started. Businesses, especially, the startups, can divert their constrained budget to setup and run other essential operations and processes to become productive.
Growth and scalability tackled easily
The ambition grows, and so does the business. Not to surprise that more people would be required to handle bigger operations, departments and customer-bases. Fortunately, being into the cradle of cloud computing or cloud telephony services, an entrepreneur no longer needs to worry about the mounting pressure on the technology resources. He or she can easily cope with the situation as upgrading cloud services is a matter of few clicks, and luckily it won’t make a big difference in terms of investment.
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However, before striking a deal with any cloud service provider, the entrepreneur must assess the risk pertaining to governance, regulation, security and privacy linked the usage of these services.