Why You Should be Hosting on the Cloud

    By Jamin Andrews | Small Business

    Why You Should be Hosting on the Cloud image b155fdb2a95f5ef02c582ea2a85cfe4fWhy You Should be Hosting on the Cloud

    The cloud revolution is providing Internet users the ability to easily access any information they require, anywhere they need it. So what is ‘cloud hosting’? Simply put cloud hosting is the network of servers on the net, containing software that any cloud hosting client can access. There are many advantages to hosting on the cloud and below are a few of the key points.

    It’s Cost Effective

    Budgets are becoming more and more tight and with higher expenses savvy business owners are on the constant look out for cost effective solutions to running their business. With cloud hosting business owners no longer need to buy or maintain their own servers, this substantially reduces business running costs.

    It’s Efficient

    With cloud hosting your employees can work from just about anywhere, accessing real time information from the cloud through a smartphone or laptop. With no hardware or software to install you can start working independently almost straight away.

    It’s Scalable

    Unlike with traditional hosting, there are no substantial costs upfront when selecting cloud hosting. Most plans are charged on a monthly fee, based on the plan you choose this could be as little as $20 a month for quality hosting. With resources at your fingertips it’s simple to increase storage and bandwidth for any particular time period, i.e. your site may have a sale or require an upgrade. Cloud hosting plans grow with your business, as you require more resources these will be readily available to you. You no longer need to worry about installing new hardware or software when you outgrow your existing resources, everything you need is just a few clicks away.

    And, it’s Reliable

    If you don’t like worrying about software updates then cloud hosting was made for you. All the updates are maintained by your hosting provider giving you access to the most up-to-date software.

    It is easy to see why so many people have taken up cloud hosting over traditional hosting. Cloud hosting offers powerful, secure and customisable IT system accessible to everyone. It’s easy to move your hosting to a cloud hosting provider, and experience the advantages cloud hosting can provide your business.

    This article was syndicated from Business 2 Community: Why You Should be Hosting on the Cloud

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