Cloud Computing Reduces IT Costs and Increases Mobility

April 9th, 2020 by admin

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The cloud is an emerging technology that offers many benefits to businesses. From reducing IT costs to increase the flexibility of your employees, and now with the COVID-19 outbreak, the cloud is more important than ever. Here are some of the benefits the cloud offers your business.

Reduce IT Costs

Migrating to the cloud can reduce your IT expenses in a few different ways. Your business will no longer need to pay for server maintenance and upgrades. Since your data networks are in the cloud, expanding capacity happens much quicker and doesn't involve additional hardware purchases. Running your operations in the cloud can reduce monthly power usage, thus reducing your bill. Additionally, since there is significantly less maintenance required, your IT department can be downsized.

Work From Anywhere

With the COVID-19 outbreak, having the flexibility to work from anywhere is a massive benefit. All your employees need is an internet connection, and they will be able to stay productive while completing work-related tasks. Additionally, with services like Microsoft Teams, your employees will be able to collaborate effectively. The video conferencing feature will allow your employees to maintain high-quality internal communications, as well as communicating with vendors and customers. This feature will let your company be productive and efficient during these trying times.

Business Continuity

Cloud computing increases your business's ability to recover from a disaster and improves your business continuity. If something happens to your physical place of business, such as natural disaster, power outage, or your employees have to work from home, your data networks will be accessible via internet connection. Having the ability to recover your data quickly, or have your employees work from home will significantly reduce any downtime your company may experience and will mitigate any associated costs.


As your business grows, the need for additional servers and related hardware will increase. With the cloud, your business can expand capacity quickly and efficiently. Your company will not need to buy additional equipment, thus allowing you to scale operations rapidly to meet demands. The ability to scale quickly will allow you and your employees to focus on your growing business, rather than dealing with IT-related issues.

Migrating your business operations to the cloud will assist your company in a multitude of ways. From reducing IT costs, increasing business continuity, and increasing scalability, your business will become more efficient with the addition of cloud computing. Contact Nova Technologies today to see how we can help your business.

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