How Cloud Computing Can Benefit Your Business

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Many important facets make up a successful business. Of course, the quality of your goods or services, employee talent, and management are all essential factors. Still, no matter how adept employees and management are, they must have access to clearly organized materials. Utilizing cloud computing for your business can help streamline your business, organize important work information, facilitate collaboration, and more. 

Organize Your Business

Cloud computing is a great way to organize important business documents in a single location accessible by all employees. Rather than creating bloated employee email inboxes, employees can have a centralized location to submit, view, and edit documents. This is a vital step in facilitating quick collaboration that will have your team firing on all cylinders. 

Cut Business Costs

You may be worried about the expenses associated with a cloud-based server. The initial price is, of course, pertinent to your business. The return on investment of a cloud-based server, however, dwarfs initial costs. Cloud computing lowers the amount of money needed for project startups, project materials, and it also reduces employee time spent finding and accessing company data. Think of how much you can save on paper and printer ink alone. 

Make Your Business Mobile

With the recent pandemic, chances are you or your employees spent some time last year working from home. In fact, you or your company may still be operating from home. Cloud computing gives you and your employees the ability to access company documents from wherever there is internet access. 

Business Security

You may be wary of inserting sensitive business documents into an external server. Rest assured that cloud computing is extremely secure, utilizing such tactics as encryption. Cloud computing service operators’ main concern is monitoring and maintaining the safety of your accounts. 

Furthermore, cloud backup services allow you to recover lost information that has occurred from a power outage or other unfortunate instances out of your control. Without a cloud service, your employees’ data, and therefore the company’s data, is stored inside your office computers’ memory. One coffee spill could see vital office documents lost forever. Cloud computing allows for online backups of documents, so you never lose your information. 

At LightWave Networks, we provide backup solutions for small and large businesses alike. No matter the amount of data your company possesses, we will ensure it is at your fingertips at all times. 

Cut Out the MiddleMan

Cut further costs and time by spending fewer resources on IT services. Cloud computing allows you to minimize computer and data storage greatly. This lowers the bandwidth needed, cutting costs.

If you currently rely on an IT department, or IT consultants, to perform system and software updates, you may be paying for a service or services you don’t need. Cloud computing systems update their systems automatically, removing the need for lengthy and costly maintenance manual updates. 

Step Into the 21st Century

Cloud computing isn’t as much a way of the future as it is the way of the present. Most companies have discovered the benefits of cloud computing and are already reaping the rewards. If your business requires modernizing its data storage, contact us today to speak with a LightWave Networks professional. We service businesses of all sizes with customized communication and server solutions.

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