In the simplest of terms Cloud Computing is the delivery of on-demand computing services on a pay-as-you-go basis and delivered via the internet. Today, there are a whole host of services available from; storage, office applications and AI to processing power and networking.
Cloud computing can usually be broken down into 3 key models:
The provision of key computing elements: renting physical or virtual servers, storage and networking. You keep control over the platform and applications layer.
As well as the underlying storage, networking, and virtual servers this layer can include the provision of tools such as; database management, operating systems, and development tools.
The delivery of applications-as-a-service. End users, access services via a web browser or app and these services are often bought on a per-seat or per-user basis.
What are the Key benefits the Cloud can provide to your business?
Vast storage space at your fingertips, freeing up traditional file space and supporting your DR practices
A pay as you go model. Avoid high Capital Expenditure as hardware costs are eliminated
High level physical and digital security controls as standard, giving you peace of mind to concentrate on your core business
Deployment time in the cloud is virtually zero so your applications critical for growth and success can be online almost instantly
The ability to scale up or down your compute requirements in line with your business demands
Work can be accessed from multiple devices and sites, making it much easier for teams to collaborate on shared data
The freedom and convenience for your workforce to work anywhere with an internet connection
Superior connectivity and investment on infrastructure ensures your business remains reliably connected and always on
Not all clouds were created equal, to find out more about Custodian's Cloud Services and how we can help your business grow contact our team today on 01622 230382.