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How To Leverage Cloud Services For A Competitive Edge

How To Leverage Cloud Services For A Competitive Edge

Are you operating your practice using hybrid cloud services? That’s the most effective way to use technology and stay competitive in today’s marketplace. 

Hybrid cloud environments give businesses a little bit of everything needed for success. Worried about security? Hybrid cloud services offer privacy and security on the same level as a private cloud. Worried about flexibility? Hybrid cloud services give you all the flexibility of operating on a public cloud.

According to an IBM report Growing Up Hybrid, more than two-thirds of all organizations are blending traditional and cloud based applications to power their offices. Managers see hybrid services as a way to get all they need in technology in the least expensive, most effective way possible. 

What does it mean for you?

Increase Employee Productivity

Technology is no longer something that sits on a desk and stays at the office. Everything should be at your fingertips, no matter when or where you decide you need access. 

Of course, that puts your data at risk if you don’t protect it the right way. That’s the beauty of using hybrid cloud services. A hybrid cloud gives you the opportunity to separate out sensitive data from services and applications your employees choose to use every day. It makes their lives easy by giving them flexibility to control and have access to what they need, when they need it. 

Leverage Technology Quickly

Have you ever wished you could try out new technology without putting your infrastructure at risk? It’s easier to do with hybrid cloud services. With most services, you can adapt and scale them as needed to suit your needs. Real-time updates mean your security remains at high levels on an ongoing basis. 

Maintain a Competitive Edge

Do you remember the days when it took weeks - months - to bring a new system into your practice? It’s a little difficult staying ahead of the competition when you have to plan months or even years in advance. Technology changes weekly, hourly in some cases. If innovation is your key to success, it’s important that you optimize your services as quickly and easily as you can. 

That’s the beauty of using hybrid cloud systems. You can add, change, and morph your current system on an as-needed basis. 

Of course, you can’t do it all without a plan. Security is still your number one concern. But with an IT consultant to help you design the right system for your needs, you’ll never have to think twice about who’s accessing your data again. 

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