Cloud computing and colocation are changing how businesses access, share, and store data. Through cloud computing, businesses can improve productivity, streamline data management, and reduce spending.
From a business perspective, cloud computing consists mainly of hosted services–computer applications run on a remote server that the end user accesses over the Internet. Examples of hosted services include software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and hardware as a service (HaaS).
Companies also can choose to run nearly all software and hardware applications on a hosted service basis; the approach is referred to everything as a service (EaaS).
Colocation services are ideal for improving data security and boosting networking power while reducing costs. Through colocation, networking and server and data storage services, clients can access highly secure, fully managed facilities with the option of increasing bandwidth on an as-needed basis.
Data centers give businesses the flexibility and convenience of easy access to a broad range of telecommunications services that simplify and streamline data management at manageable costs. At their simplest, data centers provide effective operations architecture and full support for databases, middleware, file servers, and applications servers. They are also ideal for offsite file and data backup, both of which are integral for disaster recovery and continuity contingency planning.
Cloud computing, colocation, and data centers provide powerful capabilities that offer small and mid-sized businesses excellent cost-benefit propositions. Access Tech provides expert advice and guidance to business owners and managers who are seeking optimal technologies and the right service providers for their businesses.
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