Cloud Computing is a technology that uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications. Cloud computing allows consumers and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files at any computer with internet access. This technology allows for much more efficient computing by centralizing storage, memory, processing and bandwidth.
Business Benefits of Cloud Computing:
• Reduced Cost
Cloud technology is paid incrementally, saving organizations money.
• Increased Storage
Organizations can store more data than on private computer systems.
• Highly Automated
No longer do IT personnel need to worry about keeping software up to date.
Cloud computing offers much more flexibility than past computing methods.
• More Mobility
Employees can access information wherever they are, rather than having to remain at their desks.
• Allows IT to Shift Focus
No longer having to worry about constant server updates and other computing issues, government organizations will be free to concentrate on innovation.