Advantages of Cloud Computing for Small Businesses

Published on 29 May 2020

From everyone here at Bluebell, we hope you’re staying safe. This means practising social distancing and working from home when possible. As more people have shifted to working from home, certain procedures need to be put in place. One of the biggest things all companies can benefit from is cloud computing.

In this blog, we’re going to explore the benefits of cloud computing for all business, both large and small. But what are cloud services and what is cloud computing?

What is Cloud Computing?

Cloud computing is performing computer, technology services through the internet (cloud). This includes services such as storage, servers, databases, and different types of software. With the right cloud services, you can innovate how you operate as a business. Not only continue to work remotely during COVID-19. You can grow and build a small business’s IT infrastructure.

Now you know what cloud computing is, how can it transform your business? And how can it help you support your small business during COVID-19? Let’s explore the 3 biggest benefits cloud services provide:

Reduced IT Costs

Being economical with your spending is vital for small businesses. One of the biggest reasons people switch to cloud computing is to save on costs. Cloud services allow you to store data and work across multiple platforms. Without having to buy expensive computers or other technology. Cloud computing can transform the IT infrastructure of any business.

Another way cloud services allow you to save costs is by not having to hire expert in-house IT professionals. Outsourcing your cloud computing provider saves you money and time. You don’t have to scout for expert professionals. Hiring a company like Bluebell allows you to get started on the cloud immediately.

As well as reducing costs, relying on less physical equipment allows remote working that much easier:

Flexible Remote Working

Effective cloud services offer a fast and secure solution to remote working. Cloud computing can help you to have a flexible style of working. This is why cloud services have become ideal for the current situation. Your team will be able to access data from across different locations. All you need is an internet connection.

Essentially, cloud computing allows you to scale your business quickly. Cloud services allow you to adapt your business’s storage needs. Not only if you’re looking to work remotely.

This is all possible while still maintaining high standards of security:

Remote Worker

Data security

The cloud has many advanced security features that protect your data. These include high-level authentication, access control, and encryption. This way you can protect your data and gain all the benefits of the cloud, without any necessary risks.

When working from home being able to operate efficiently and securely is vital. At Bluebell, we can provide expert cloud computing to allow you to do this. To find out more about our specialist cloud services, get in touch with our team today:

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