What is a cloud based technology?
We’re at such a point where the clouds are here to stay forever. Cloud technology has become the base of the IT infrastructure. “First to mind when asked what ‘the cloud’ is? A majority respond it’s either an actual cloud, the sky, or something related to weather.” – Citrix Cloud Survey Guide.
Already, the cloud accounts for more than half of all data center traffic, according to Cisco, and that is expected to climb to 76 percent by 2018. Much of the activity so far has focused on the development of private clouds, but now that familiarity with the technology is at a critical point, expect to see broader adoption of public resources, which will ultimately evolve into hybrid cloud platforms providing highly scalable, federated data infrastructure.Given the effect the cloud is having on companies both large and small, it’s no surprise that job postings for cloud positions are one of the fastest-growing skill sets on Dice. An analysis of searches by hiring managers shows that the future of tech pros working in the cloud is anything but gloomy.
Here are some of the benefits you get from cloud computing.In the present economy, businesses need low cost and high production. Cloud solutions are a step in that direction. It reduces expenses without losing productivity.The users can access their data and applications from any device, anytime and anywhere in cloud computing technology. Because data is accessed over the internet on your cloud provider’s servers, management and employees have 24/7 access wherever and whenever they need it.
Scalability is the major reason for which companies move their business smoothly. There are some seasonal business processes that go through periods of extreme activity, but then this activity slows considerably when the busy season is over.The cloud technology is secure from hackers, accidents and bugs. It can easily afford all types of defensive measures like filtering, patch management and cryptography techniques.
Cloud computing have a significant role for levelling the playing field between large and small companies with a “pay-for-what-you-use” model. Small to medium sized companies no longer need to shell out big bucks in order to buy IT infrastructure that is comparable to large companies. Now they can just rent what they need in the cloud.
The cloud based technology helps to enable managers for better monitoring in their company and with their employees. With cloud computing technology you don’t need to wait for years for the next upgrade. You can start running new applications within days or even hours.Removing the need to buy and configure new hardware and software allows your employees, and your IT department, to concentrate on the tasks that will directly increase your profits and grow your company.