Most of the organizations today are in some phase of planning or implementing cloud based IT strategy to benefit from what the cloud offers the best. Utilizing cloud based IT infrastructure from leading cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Rackspace, etc. to provide more flexibility, cost control and dependability.
Whether you are a small organization or a larger business, your cloud roadmap will likely to be unique to optimize your IT needs while at the same time minimizing the business risks in moving towards the cloud. Some of the major advantages of using Cloud services are:
- Flexibility - Scale up or down quickly and easily to meet your IT demand.
- Reliability - Be it storage back-ups, power, cooling or anything, cloud will take away your pain.
- Cost Cutting - You can use cloud service instead of investing in new IT hardware. Reduce your OPEX or CAPEX.
- Pay as you need - Metered services help you monitor what you spend. So you only pay for what you use.