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Benefits of Moving Business Applications to the Cloud

Posted by David de Matias Batalla on Oct 24, 2017 1:06:18 PM
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Businesses must move fast to stay ahead of the competition, respond quickly to new and existing market opportunities, and innovate constantly to keep customers, partners, and employees happy and engaged.

And in the cloud-first era, enterprise software is the great enabler of increased business velocity. More specifically, applications are the business’ workhorses—reacting, connecting, and responding to new opportunities at lightspeed.

Business applications are increasingly moving to the cloud. It’s the next generation of how enterprise-level programs are being designed and deployed. But for medium and larger businesses, it’s important to understand not only the benefits but also how quality cloud-services providers are mitigating serious concerns such as security issues. Here’s a closer look at six factors to keep in mind when developing a plan to migrate your business applications to the cloud.

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Implementation of Applications in a company has many advantages for organizations. From SilverStorm identify the next:

Increased Mobility, Flexibility, and Efficiency

Cloud-based applications allow your managers and professional staff to access information and complete tasks from any mobile device, no matter where they’re physically located. Line employees are able to access benefits information, submit time-off requests, and process time and attendance data right from their smartphones. Mobile optimization offers enhanced mobility, flexibility, and efficiency.

Improved Security Measures

A cloud-based solution provides significant security protections that protect software integrity and company data, such as safeguarding information with a firewall to prevent intrusion.

Enhanced Speed and Reliability

Cloud-software providers use redundant sites to support enhanced software performance. Redundancy increases reliability and minimizes downtime and business interruption.

Storage Capabilities and Ease to Scale

With cloud-based business applications, you typically pay for the space you use. It is simple to increase or decrease as your business needs change.

Cost Savings

Cloud-based applications offer businesses significant cost savings. One cost savings comes in the form of hardware, as cloud software eliminates the need to purchase and maintain expensive servers. Staff costs also go down, as your IT staff is no longer required to update, maintain, and troubleshoot software-related issues.

Provide More Value to Your Customers

The more customers interact with your business and product, the more points they collect, which can in turn be used for great deals on the products they already know they want.

Connect Better with Customers

Customer service isn’t just about face to face communication between smiling sales associates and customers anymore. Through a solid mobile presence, you’ll always know you’re presenting to the customer the same face – an interface geared specifically to provide them with the best experience of studying and deciding whether they want to buy your product.

Boost Profits

The more interested and pleased people become with your product and your business, the greater consumer demand will grow. And let me assure you, if you have a product your customers can’t wait to get their hands on, that demand is going to provide you with some serious returns.

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