Start-Ups and The Cloud: A Match Made In Heaven

Start-Ups and The Cloud: A Match Made In Heaven

Start-Ups and The Cloud: A Match Made in Heaven

Start-Ups

Low on cash, always busy and prone to wonder, first-time entrepreneurs who rely on technology are fighting an uphill battle. Along with the sales, recruiting and administrative responsibilities entrepreneurs shoulder, these human swiss-army knives must also arrange an efficient IT structure. Entrepreneurs in years past had to use the bulk of their start-up capital to buy servers and hire IT professionals, leaving little money left to grow the rest of the business.

An new era in technology has removed a large part of the IT hardware and hiring burden from these eager entrepreneurs. Cloud computing saves business owners from spending capital on expensive hardware and IT staff. It also enables information access from anywhere. Business should use small business credit cards for things that will promote growth. Cloud computing frees up money for new business. For start-ups trying to establish a stable business, cloud computing is a game-changing development.

Save Time, Money and Space

Technology-dependent businesses can’t start turning a profit without the proper infrastructure in place. That used to meaning renting an office, buying servers and hiring a team to build an infrastructure. By hosting information on the cloud, start-ups avoid these costly, time-consuming chores. Instead, entrepreneurs rely on contracted experts to store and maintain their information. The benefits are three-fold. First, start-ups don’t have to rent as much space. Realistically, these small businesses can operate without an office all-together. Next, businesses don’t have to buy and maintain their own servers. Businesses can use the money they save to reach out to consumers. Finally, cloud computing saves entrepreneurs time (and a few gray hairs).

Hire to Promote Growth

Initial start-up costs are one thing, but internal technology demands a team of expensive experts that can maintain the hardware and software. That means salaries. Starts-ups are particularly reluctant to spend money on anything that won’t grow the business. Start-ups can keep the money they save on an IT staff and offer jobs to sales people and front-end representatives. Cloud computing providers will handle the maintenance, security and function of business information.. Put simply: cloud computing increases the chances that a start-up with survive its infant stage.

Small Business is Mobile

Cloud computing doesn’t just save money, it also has functions that cater to common start-up circumstances. In the past, business owners and employees had to access data at the office, where the hard drive is connected. Cloud computing moves data to the web, meaning employees can access information anywhere they have an Internet connection. With cloud computing, start-ups can take advantage of their sleek size to conduct business anywhere. Perform an analysis during a meeting with a potential client or show an interested consumer the behind-the-scenes technology that makes your business run at a coffee shop. The cloud follows businesses wherever they go.

Katie Fields

Katie is a project manager who blogs on time management and how to improve efficiency.

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