What is cloud computing?
Before the introduction of the internet, we were confined to our computers. The data could only be accessed through our computers when needed, and if you needed important files on-the-go, then there was no other way than to carry them in a USB. The introduction of the internet has changed the way business is conducted in the world. Cloud computing empowers users to access their data outside of their own computing environment. With the help of cloud computing, you can maintain a backup of all your data on the internet in online storage known as the cloud, rather than on your personal computer or server.
The connection of business VoIP with Cloud Computing
Cloud technology has played an important role in the establishment of a business VoIP system. VoIP providers take benefit from cloud technology to operate different services. VoIP has become the most cost-efficient way to staying connected as it requires minimum infrastructure components. Within the cloud-based facility, users have options to choose from different categories of services. Each suite of services is created to fit the needs of different type of organization and consumer.
To explain it in simple words, cloud computing acts as rental storage where a business VoIP system connects the phone system of an organization through the internet and stores all data of the organization. No such equipment and or huge infrastructure is required to set up a business phone system through the internet. The user only rents the capacity from VoIP providers and only has to pay for the services used.
Types of cloud computing
Cloud computing can have different models in terms of security options and access to meet the operational requirements of different businesses. So when you are planning to shift to cloud computing, it is best that you first consider your business’s operational needs before choosing a type of cloud for your business.
- Private cloud
- Community cloud
- Public cloud
- Hybrid cloud
Cloud Computing Service Models
- Software as a Service (SaaS)
- Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Benefits of cloud computing for your business
- Cloud computing reduces your infrastructure cost
- Cloud computing has a low maintenance cost
- Cloud computing system is flexible and fits into an organization without hindering its operations
- The cloud computing system is scalable
- Cloud computing improves collaboration between cross-functional teams
- Cloud computing enhances the employees’ work capacity
- Cloud computing provides unified communication
- Cloud computing facilitates business VoIP phone system
- Cloud computing makes data accessible on-the-go
- The user of cloud computing only has to pay for the service that he has utilized
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