Cloud Computing and the Benefits

The Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is the next step in the Internet�۪s evolution, providing the means through which everything- from computing power to computing infrastructure, applications, business processes to personal collaboration- can be delivered to you as a service wherever and whenever you need.

Cloud computing enables smaller companies to compete with larger enterprises by removing barriers associated with expensive server tools and technologies.

95% SMBs are prime early cloud adopters and, given than 95% of European businesses are SMBs, Europe is strongly positioned to take the lead in Cloud adoption.

40% SMBs who have embraced mobility have generated 40% higher revenue growth in the last 12 months compared to those who did not.

Cloud computing is up to 40 times more cost-effective for an SMB, compared to the alternative of running its own IT system.

Here are some facts from Vorsite, Nuage Consulting Group, D Cloud Computiing and Capgemini regarding cloud computing.

41% of head executives and employees claim to be using some kind of cloud in their company.

80% of companies have experienced immense progress within just 6 months of moving to Cloud

65% if US companies shifted to cloud in 2011.

64% of companies have reduced waste and have low energy consumption levels after shifting to Cloud Computing.

90% Cloud brought in improvement in at least one area of development in 90% of the companies tho chose it.

400,000 1 Million

Conservative estimates are that a complete shift to the cloud in Europe alone could create 400,000 new businesses, as well as up to 1 million new jobs within the next five years.

Cloud Computing and the Benefits

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