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Cloud Computing Best Practices to Adopt

Cloud Computing Best Practices



Cloud based computing offers the most sought after advantages to corporations and all with reduced cost and easy implementation. With the passage of time corporations are becoming more specialized and skilled in their operations. Instead of doing everything themselves, they concentrate more on their specific area and get services from other vendors for related tasks. Cloud computing is one of such services in which companies are free from responsibilities to maintain and manage their data and to get software application for their routine operations.

Here are some cloud computing best practices to adopt.

1. Reduced Cost

Cloud based services greatly reduce the capital expenditure of software, hardware and services. In cloud based services companies have to pay only for what they use. It also saves a lot of space and hardware for the company’s DBMS.

2. More Agile

Cloud based services are more agile because vendors offer services on demand with no time wastage on software development and deployment. The changes in requirements are easy and fast to accommodate.

3. Scalability

Cloud based services suit business of all sizes and types. You don’t have to buy on all or none principal and don’t have to pay for services and modules you don’t use. Since the cloud based vendors charge on utility bill method, the corporations can add and subtract services from its usage as the requirements change.

4. Increased Storage

Corporations can have access to increased storage at a low price as compared to that of company servers or private computers.

5. Specialization of Operations

Cloud based services free your IT department resources from managing and maintaining the IT related tasks. So you can downsize your IT department and concentrate more on your business critical tasks to excel in the market.

6. Quality

Getting services from cloud based company means that you are getting your work done from very skilled professionals. You don’t have to worry about hiring and training your staff. The cloud based vendors offer 24/7 services for emergency and routine situations.

7. Security

It is just a myth that cloud based services may increase security risks. In fact, centralization of data can increase the security of your data. The cloud based vendors can afford more resources to improve security then companies themselves. The vendors also offer cryptographic technology to authenticate the users. The companies can also encrypt the data before storing it on cloud based servers.

8. Maintenance

Since cloud based applications are centralized they are easy to maintain. And what’s more important is that maintenance is not the responsibility and headache of companies.

9. Easy Access and Mobility

Employees can access and use stored data whenever and wherever by just authenticating their identity. They don’t need to be in their office and using specific systems for accessing the data.

10. Easy and Quick Deployment

Cloud based vendors free you from the tensions of selecting and purchasing hardware and software. They are easy and quick to implement. You get the services in reduced cost, time and without reserving your resources.

By Glen Blake

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Glenn Blake is a writer for CloudTweaks and has been writing about technology trends for over 25 years.
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