The domain of information technology (IT) keeps on changing with innovative developments, leaving a huge impact in the manner in which the business is operated. In fact, the rapid transformation in information technology has overshadowed the performance of many traditional business management approaches and methodologies. For instance, the arrival of cloud server hosting has revolutionized the business landscape and it is reported to create new opportunities for enterprises, irrespective of size and business nature.
There is a revelation that most businesses are adopting cloud server hosting to manage productivity applications including email, document creation and sharing, and calendars. These companies use cloud computing in order to get respite from investing time and money required to run and maintain software on their own computers. It is interesting to note that businesses achieve innovation, agility and scalability soon after the deployment of cloud computing technology, thus promoting greater connectivity for the end user from virtually anywhere, anytime with support of the Internet.
Every business wishes to deliver file sharing and unified communications from the cloud with the support of the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. This is because the services of cloud server hosting are rendered by a service provider and as a result, the enterprise can get the leverage to focus on its core business function rather than allocating resources to meet IT infrastructure needs.
According to reports, adoption rate of cloud server hosting among small and mid-level businesses is projected to higher than that of large enterprises. The analysis isn’t astounding, perceiving that ease of access to advanced software and enterprise-based applications without spending on purchasing and maintaining them paves the way for relatively smaller businesses to go at par with larger companies in terms of productivity, service delivery capability, and sales and profit.
The advantages associated with cloud hosting are manifold, beginning with cost savings. The main savings are a result of the absence of capital expenditure to purchase a software or hardware. Besides, companies also reap the benefits of lower administrative costs, improved utilization of resources, fast and easy implementation, pay as you use model, improved service quality and disaster recovery while adopting cloud server hosting.