The Benefits and Drawbacks of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has been an IT buzzword for several years. As more people get used to using the technology every day, it’s growing and evolving to meet the renewed challenges of the business environment.

The one sure thing is that take-up will continue to increase. Today, the benefits initially brought to larger organisations are being enjoyed by medium-sized and smaller companies too.

What’s Good about the Cloud?

The biggest advantage of basing your data in the cloud is that it comes with almost unlimited storage capacity. Gone are the days of clearing out your data records or investing in extra servers to meet your needs. Your host does all that so you won’t need to worry about it.

The other great advantage of the cloud is that it’s more securely backed up. Once again this is something the service provider does, so it’s a cost and a branch of technology …

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