When starting your business it can be difficult to know which areas of IT to invest in first. With so many different options on the market, we thought we’d break down one of our top recommendations… Cloud Computing. It offers so many benefits to both your network, security, and your team, keep reading to find out more.
Why Cloud Computing?
One of the best technologies any business could invest in is cloud computing, it offers so many benefits that all fall under one umbrella and really make the new hybrid way of working easier. There are many different platforms that offer cloud computing including Google and Microsoft. Here are some of the benefits that fall under the umbrella of a cloud network.
Many of these software have different pricing brackets and are often flexible meaning you can cherry-pick what you use and pay for.
Collaboration and communication are key for any successful business, and with the new world of remote and hybrid working this has become increasingly challenging, but not where cloud computing is concerned.
Collaboration is one of the main benefits of the systems that make communicating within your team easy and seamless, as well as making working on different projects from anywhere easy.
This is a big one, in a world where cybercrime is now organised crime, there is no room for gaps in your security. The intelligence behind cybercrime attacks today should not be underestimated, and company data is extremely valuable information. Protection such as antivirus software, VPNs, firewalls, and more offer great protection for your business.
As a start-up business, the last thing you want to run into is having your data compromised and the possibility of breaking GDPR legislation and fines falling straight into your lap.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
There are many CRMs available on the market from Zoho all the way to HubSpot and they all allow you to manage your customer data efficiently. With all your customer data is is important to ensure it is stored well, this makes it easier to manage in the future and also makes finding customer information, marketing, and data analysis a lot easier.
CRM allows for a lot of automation, which makes introducing processes in your business a lot easier.
The Final Verdict
One of the best investments you can make into your business at the start-up phase is Cloud Computing, it benefits almost all aspects of your network whilst keeping your team well connected whenever, wherever.