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Futureproofing Your Enterprise: Tomorrow’s Tech Today

Posted by Graham Shimmin on Apr 30, 2015 9:01:29 AM

Managed cloud hosting has the potential to transform business operations, increasing efficiency and profit levels.

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The IT infrastructure of the future ...

  • Will increase operational agility.
  • Will reduce operational costs.
  • Will scale in line with changing business demands.
  • Will deliver greater operational efficiency at lower cost.
  • Will improve data availability and enable the mobile workforce.

 

How?

Managed cloud hosting is the solution.

This helps by ….

  • Converting expenditure from capital to operational expense.
  • Providing unlimited resource scalability – at the cost of the managed cloud hosting provider.
  • Reducing the need for on-site IT hardware, software and staff.
  • Using a pay-as-you-use model to ensure you are never billed more than is needed.
  • Building systems that align with long-term business strategy.

 

Increased efficiency and productivity...

61% of respondents say the cloud has increased employee productivity.

71% say it has reduced complexity within their business.

Business Agility in the Cloud – Harvard Business Review

 

Reduced overheads...

‘Organisations that have fully or largely migrated to the cloud save on average more than 15% in IT spending as a percentage of revenue.’

The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing – Computer Economics survey

 

Get on board with managed cloud hosting...

  1. Audit existing systems to identify over- and under-utilised resources.
  2. Design an equivalent system that takes advantage of the scalability inherent in the managed cloud hosting model.

Or engage a managed cloud hosting partner and outsource the workload, asking them to audit, procure, install, support and maintain the new infrastructure for you.

 

Takeaways:

  • Managed cloud hosting can increase efficiency, productivity and profit levels.
  • Managed cloud hosting provides businesses with a flexible, scalable IT infrastructure to cope with the future.
  • An outsourced partner can help your business gain the most benefit from managed cloud hosting, both now and in the years to come, in terms of both resource and cost.

 

To find out more about how managed cloud hosting can be leveraged to give your business a competitive advantage, download your free eGuide: In-House vs. Outsourced Server Management: Understanding Your Options and the Financial Implications

In-House IT or Outsourced Server Management: Understanding Your Options and the Financial Implications

Topics: Managed cloud hosting