While cloud computing is a relatively new term in the world's ever-growing list of technical jargon, the benefits that businesses see from moving to the cloud are already well recognized.
It can be easy for companies to get lost in the vast fields of information technology, but cloud computing helps dissipate the headaches stemming from IT problems, instead allowing someone else to take control of a company's infrastructure. While large corporations - such as J.P. Morgan - typically possess their own private data centers, mid-sized companies rent data space.
On the other hand, small businesses usually store data centers on site.
"When businesses keep their data in a data center, they are basically buying space - then they have to buy their own equipment, pay for networking, power and cooling, electricity and have a contract in place - as you can imagine, the costs add up," said Kevin Schatzle, the CEO of dinCloud, according to Mashable. Schatzle's dinCloud is a firm that helps companies move over to the cloud.
Schatlze said businesses must also account for the cost of paying someone to manage IT operations, along with costs for routine maintenance and upgrade fees.
Here are a few tips to saving your business money by moving to the cloud.
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