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The Scalability of Cloud Computing

scalability of cloud computingThe Scalability of Cloud Computing is one of the primary benefits of moving your IT operations management off-site and online!

Size Matters

When it comes to IT operations, the size of your business can have a big impact on the amount of money you have to shell out to keep it running.

Is your business growing?  Well congratulations!

However, you may be noticing a frequent need to update hardware in order to keep an adequate amount of disk space and memory flowing!  How many times have you found yourself needing to purchase ANOTHER external hard drive, or worse, backing up all your data and then wiping your drive clean in order to make more space?

Storing all those back up drives and keeping track of what’s saved where can become very inefficient!

That’s where the scalability of cloud computing can really help you out!

By hosting your IT operations in the cloud, you can avoid many of those hardware upgrades that take up your time and your dollars.

Cloud computing service providers usually have the resources to automatically increase the amount of storage space available to you– usually with little to no downtime!

Best of all, you don’t have to wonder where you put the CD’s that have the 2004 budgets on them…!

 

The Scalability of Cloud Computing – A New IT Future

This idea– that an ever increasing amount of data can be stored out in the ether, in “the cloud”– is very new to the world.  It’s tempting not to consider the consequences of this technology past its obvious benefits.

But there is no denying that there is an obvious downside to NOT having those CD’s with budgets on them…

You have no physical control over your data!

Maybe that’s not an issue for you.  But for some people, that fact can be slightly unsettling.

 

However, if your business is eating through disk space like there’s no tomorrow, the scalability of cloud computing might be just the solution you’re looking for.

Check with cloud computing service providers to determine what might work best for you and your business!

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