2014 may be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look back! We had a blast writing about the cloud last year as it continued to grow in the business world, and we can’t wait to see what this year has in store! Thanks for following the cloud conversation with us. Check out our top 10 CloudBlog posts of 2014!
Yes, we just quoted a popular rap song, but we thought it fit nicely with the topic of cloud computing. After all, when you move to the cloud, you eliminate a bulk of the business problems you may currently be dealing with. Here are ten problems you can solve simply by moving to the cloud!
This question comes around often: “How does RapidScale stack up when it comes to CloudOffice vs. Office 365?” RapidScale’s CloudOffice brings the best in technology and software applications to the SMB market. Get your core line of business applications like Office 2013, Exchange 2013, ShareFile, and QuickBooks all for one cost effective price. Additionally, we can support almost any application that runs your business and will monitor and maintain your core infrastructure: firewall, routers, switches, etc. See the comparison!
We’ve all heard it before: cloud computing can save you so much money! The question, though, is exactly where are these savings occurring? When businesses work with a cloud provider, they will see many existing costs transfer over, becoming the provider’s responsibility instead. While some of the savings are pretty obvious, others might surprise you. Thanks to the cloud, businesses are able to focus on developing their business while at the same time cutting major costs – it’s the basic concept of getting more for less. Let’s take a look at how the cloud can save you money.
When talking about cloud computing, disaster recovery is often mentioned. There are dozens of disasters considered when creating a cloud roadmap, including manmade and natural – but one is often left off this list. Pop culture has made it clear that the number one emergency we should be preparing for is the zombie apocalypse, as the dead are expected to rise in hoards any day now. After all, if you can deal with zombies, you can deal with anything. Is your business prepared for the zombie apocalypse?
So, you think you don’t use cloud computing. It’s just a business solution that may or may not be genuinely useful, right? Let’s look at a day in the life of an average person and see how often cloud computing appears. This post displays just how implemented into daily life cloud computing already is. It connects us to our work, each other, entertainment channels and more.
The title to this post almost sounds obvious, but the truth is that cloud computing is not yet being used to its full potential. Many businesses currently rely on the cloud solely to save money or add simple mobility, but these organizations are hardly scratching the surface of the cloud’s true capabilities. Cloud computing offers countless opportunities to drive business innovation, and it’s time for the business world to take advantage of this.
Businesses in numerous industries have made the move to the cloud, while others still hold onto security concerns. These concerns are especially prevalent in the healthcare industry, due to its sensitive, private patient data. In the past, the industry has let innovation pass it by due to these worries, but it seems that the cloud has finally matured enough. As cloud security strengthens, healthcare can finally take advantage of the efficiency and cost savings of the cloud.
To decide between RapidScale’s CloudOffice and CloudDesktop offerings, it’s important to consider the exact attributes and needs of your organization. One may be more beneficial than the other for your business specifically. Here, we delve into these two solutions, explaining exactly how our public and private offerings differ.
Here are ten reasons you’ll be jumping for joy when you eliminate IT headaches and save your company a whole lot of bucks by moving into the cloud. If you haven’t made the move yet, it’s time to think about your business in the cloud. It’ll truly be the best business decision you’ll ever make.
The cloud yesterday, today and tomorrow, as described by Jeff Meltzer. Prior to joining Rapidscale, Jeff was a Major Account Executive for Citrix, a leader in the Cloud and Virtualization market. Read what he has to say about the state of cloud computing.