July 12, 2019 3:03 am
We have moved our POS systems from stand alone to cloud based
The fastest path to success is moving to the cloud In the past 10 years, cloud computing has been the most important trend in enterprise technology. According to Forbes and a recent Economist Intelligence Unit study, mature companies are increasingly turning to cloud strategies to power growth. With advancements in technology, it’s easy to see why cloud has become a strategic advantage:
Movin’ On Up: 80% of cloud adopters saw improvements within 6 months of moving to the cloud
Benefits of cloud computing
Cloud-based services are ideal for businesses with growing or fluctuating bandwidth demands. If your needs increase it’s easy to scale up your cloud capacity, drawing on the service’s remote servers. Likewise, if you need to scale down again, the flexibility is baked into the service. This level of agility can give businesses using cloud computing a real advantage over competitors
2. Disaster recovery
Businesses of all sizes should be investing in robust disaster recovery.
3. Automatic software updates
The beauty of DCCS cloud computing is that the servers are off-premise, out of sight and out of your hair. We take care of them for you and roll out regular software updates – including security updates – so you don’t have to worry about wasting time maintaining the system yourself. Leaving you free to focus on the things that matter, like growing your business
4. Capital-expenditure Free
Cloud computing cuts out the high cost of hardware. You simply pay as you go and enjoy a subscription-based model that’s kind to your cash flow.
5. Document control
When you make the move to cloud computing, all files are stored centrally and everyone sees one version of the truth. Greater visibility means improved collaboration, which ultimately means better work and a healthier bottom line. If you’re still relying on the old way, it could be time to try something a little more streamlined
Lost laptops are a billion dollar business problem. And potentially greater than the loss of an expensive piece of kit is the loss of the sensitive data inside it. Cloud computing gives you greater security when this happens. Because your data is stored in the cloud, you can access it no matter what happens to your machine. And you can even remotely wipe data from lost laptops so it doesn’t get into the wrong hands.