Whether we like it or not Cloud Services are everywhere, even when we look in the sky we are firmly reminded that even a nimbus pails into insignificance when compared to the Cloud Computing sector multi-billion dollar value.
In fact, experts predict that by 2020, Cloud computing will have surpassed the $270 billion mark proving how critical it is to not just regional, but global economics. (Source)
The Cloud’s importance to the present and future of business is obvious and marks a sector growing faster than almost any industry.
The speed of advancement of new technology requires Cloud storage capabilities often with high bandwidth, high availability and stronger levels of security then ever seen before with the ability to keep constantly up to date.
Fascinating stats about the Cloud?
Saving a bucket load of money is always fascinating, right? Who wouldn’t want to dramatically streamline their business capabilities thus making staff more productive and more motivated with access from anywhere AND keep more money in your back pocket?
With Cloud Computing up to 40 times more cost-effective for an SMB compared to running its own IT system or department, you can see why 70% of businesses report that they have been able to reinvest funds back into their business as a result of moving to the cloud.
There are more fascinating statistics surrounding the Cloud, for example, did you know another prediction from experts suggests that by 2020 40 zettabytes of data will be held in the cloud.
That is a lot of data swimming around with another fascinating stat showing that the Cloud is also creating jobs with 56% of US organisations seeking to hire staff with Cloud expertise.
Security has always been a concern for businesses adopting the Cloud, however, with the Cloud tailored around security services, these fears need to be quashed as a survey carried out by Microsoft showed that 62% of respondents said their levels of privacy increased after migrating to the Cloud.
Security has become even more important when you consider the sector that produces the most activity from the Cloud is Banking.
This trust shown in the Cloud coupled with no need to maintain datacentres (or upgrade them) is why if you haven’t already, now been the time to take advantage and progress your business into the future of the Cloud.
For more information on how Lanmark Limited utilises its extensive experience and knowledge to help numerous businesses adopt the Cloud, then visit our website HERE or call us on 0207 887 2754 today.
Make sure you watch our latest video where Lanmark team discuss how the Cloud is transforming Businesses around the world.