Save Money by "Computing in the Cloud"

"Cloud Computing" is now a practical reality, outsourcing computation services carries remarkable cost savings.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

If your company is medium or large, you may save tens of thousands of dollars each year. If its small, you will not only save money, but also your own time, by not having to worry about performance, software maintenance and renewal, nor hardware.

As most of these services are charged depending on the level of use, they become operational costs, and there is no need for large investments to enjoy large processing capacity. This is an important advantage for small companies, which can grow without having to assign capital for more hardware and software.

An excellent article by Carolina Ruiz Vega in gives important tips and advice for migrating to "cloud computing".

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You will have no more concerns about the computer platform; others will do it for you and you will be able to focus on information management for your business.

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