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Business continuity with the cloud

Posted on: May 7th, 2020

Businesses using the cloud can easily adapt to a changing business environment. It unlocks newfound agility, enabling minimal disruption and business and IT continuity. You can keep your focus on business-critical tasks and innovation. Keep reading to find out how using the cloud can help your business continuity.

Provides security and stability

The cloud provides security and stability to a business. All data is stored securely in data centres and continually backed up. Important company files and data are not stored on local devices, such as a personal laptop. If a device is lost or stolen, files stored on the cloud will be harder to compromise. A data breach can lead to loss of business and have a lasting impact on your brand reputation.

You can achieve greater stability with cloud computing. It eliminates the need for onsite server systems, which are a constant risk for business continuity. Natural disasters, such as a fire or flood, can wipe out your essential information. Or in a pandemic situation, where many staff are working from home, these onsite servers may be unable to handle the number of people accessing them remotely. This can cause significant disruption and downtime for a business.

Adapt to changing environment

Cloud assists business continuity by allowing staff to work remotely if needed. If there is a sudden need to work from home, you can rely on the cloud to keep your business working from any location. Workers will have full productivity and functionality and have the peace of mind that their information will be protected.

Businesses using the cloud can quickly adapt to a changing climate while keeping their staff working from any location and their sensitive information secure.

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