Cloud Waste and What You Can Do About It

Cloud Waste and What You Can Do About It

The cloud has become a go-to resource when businesses are trying to find and consistently depend on digital tools that otherwise would be out of their price range. One cloud issue that isn’t often mentioned in the course of choosing computing resources is cloud waste. Cloud waste refers to the inefficient or unnecessary consumption of cloud computing resources, leading to higher costs without delivering corresponding value. This month, we will look at some of the impacts of cloud waste and how to avoid it as much as possible. 

Three of the Most Helpful SaaS Applications Out There

Three of the Most Helpful SaaS Applications Out There

Software is an important part of any business’ toolset, and for small businesses, Software as a Service, or SaaS, is the most cost-effective way to take advantage of it. The most profitable companies in the world run on SaaS, and so too can your business. Let’s go over some of the most powerful solutions your organization can implement in the realm of software and how they can benefit your success.

A Look at Business Computing Costs: Cloud vs. On Premise

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Profitability is less the measure of being able to turn a profit, and more the measure of how much profit you can make. For the successful small business, the integration of technology can dictate what kind of annual margins you are looking at. For the new company, however, it can be something even more critical: the difference between setting a course for success, or wallowing in failure. Today we analyze the cost difference between hosting your IT in-house, or choosing to host it in the cloud.

Is Your Cloud Solution Actually a Money Pit?

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The cloud has proven to be an extremely useful tool for the modern business. Not only does it provide anywhere-anytime access to applications, processing, storage, et al; it also delivers those products as a service, allowing you to budget for recurring costs rather than major upfront ones. This provides your organization with functional, supported, and secure computing environments that eliminate a lot of the support costs that traditional computing environments require. It sounds like a perfect scenario for small and large businesses alike, but things aren’t always what they seem, as a lot of cloud users have found that they have incurred several hidden costs by using cloud platforms. Today, we take a look at these hidden costs.