Why Your Small Business Needs The Cloud


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Small Businesses can now realize all the benefits of cloud computing. This presentation shows you the foundation of cloud technology and how it can make your firm efficient while reducing costs. For more details visit http://www.alliancetechnologiesllc.com

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Why Your Small Business Needs The Cloud

  1. 1. Why Your Small Business Needs The Cloud
  2. 2. First, What Is Cloud Computing?
  3. 3. Cloud Computing Is a Form of SaaS Cloud computing was originally thought of as Software as a Service (SaaS). The majority of these paid or free SaaS services such as Gmail, Google Docs, Drop Box and Salesforce.com are rooted on the web with cloud based technology.
  4. 4. No need to purchase equipment or software The cloud is made up of a cluster of highly expansive, enterprise level web and database servers all interconnected and redundant for achieving 100% uptime. The cloud is mostly a subscription based model. There is no need to invest in specialized equipment or various software packages.
  5. 5. The Key is Virtualization The uptime and scalability necessary to service millions of users is grounded in virtualization.
  6. 6. Multiple Servers Run On One Physical Box The cloud enables IT professionals to run multiple single purpose servers virtually on one physical hardware box.
  7. 7. The Cloud Reduces the Data Center Footprint Larger companies realize they can reduce their data center equipment by way of consolidation via server virtualization. Innovative companies started building systems around hosted consumer based applications giving rise to Google Docs and Salesforce.com.
  8. 8. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is another cloud based service. Users can take advantage of a completely hosted server infrastructure model.
  9. 9. IaaS Is Affordable and Efficient There is no need to purchase larger server farms. It is a true pay for use model in which you can increase or decrease your computing resources as necessary.
  10. 10. IaaS is Ideal for Small Businesses It works well with seasonal business fluctuations and with new startups needing capital to fund their mission,not their infrastructure.
  11. 11. Should You be Using The Cloud? The answer is yes! It can help you scale your business by paying only for what you use. It allows your business to grow without large capital expenditures.
  12. 12. The Cloud Means Your Data Is Safe You have the knowledge that your company has a reliable technology backbone and that your data is safe and secure.
  13. 13. No Worries About Upgrades and Updates The cloud enables small business owners to enjoy the latest technology without the need for upgrades and updates. It also ensures your key programs and files are accessible when you need them.
  14. 14. The Cloud Adds Scalability Both start-ups and established small businesses need the cloud with IaaS, SaaS or a combination of both for scalability, reliability, and accessibility.
  15. 15. The Cloud Helps You Achieve Your Business Goals The cloud is a wise investment to help you achieve your targeted business goals, both now and in the future.
  16. 16. Alliance Technologies LLC can help you create and execute a cloud based technology strategy
  17. 17. Contact Alliance Technologies For more information contact Alliance Technologies, LLC http://www.alliancetechnologiesllc.com Jared Peno jared.peno@alliancetechnologiesllc.com 1301 Wellington Valley Court #201 St. Louis, MO 63005 314-219-7887