The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.
In recent years there’s more options for your cloud computing needs, between providers, additional services and the influence of SaaS, there’s a lot of information to digest to make sure you’re getting the best solution for your company and bang for your buck. That’s why in this week’s Cloud News Report, we’ve found articles with further insight on your cloud computing options, how cloud overcomes education technology challenges, and even how SMBs correlate cloud computing with increased revenue.
Read on for more information:
SMBs Tie Cloud Computing To Increased Revenue
In this InformationWeek article, Charles Babcock takes a closer look at survey findings from Oxford Economics for Windstream showcasing, “small and midsized businesses say cloud is key to customer service, expansion.” The survey found, “a strong correlation between those furthest along in adopting cloud computing and bottom line results.”
Education Clouds: Three Things You Need to Know
Kevin Casey showcases how cloud computing can help address education technology challenges, including “frequently changing user populations, increasing demand for online learning and support services, and seasonal spikes in network traffic.” He goes on to say the use of cloud can “help IT teams serve their schools and organizations in an efficient, scalable, and cost-effective manner.”
Managing Cloud Computing Options
This Midsize Insider article addresses cloud options that are empowering midsize firms. Author, Marissa Tejada says the key to the best cloud solution is “one that achieves savings and delivers on the computing power and resources needed.” She goes on to say, “whether they are used to reduce operating costs, analyze workloads and data or increase processing power, cloud computing options all aim to boost productivity despite the platform.”
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