The pandemic forced several companies to decentralize their processes and start using the cloud, some sectors such as sales, finance, human resources, supply chains or marketing – to mention a few – accelerated this path to start performing the processes remotely.
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Some of the benefits of migrating to the cloud are the improvement in decision-making, the reduction of time in processes and the optimization of operations.
To slow down, we will explain what it is and how you can reach it with your company.
What is the cloud?
According to the Microsoft blog, the cloud is a huge network that serves to store and manage data, as well as run applications or deliver content such as streaming, emails, software or social media
In other words, the information is not only kept in one place, it is kept up on a network and you can access it from any device that that has an internet connection.
“The information is available wherever you go or whenever you need it,” reads the Microsoft blog.
What are the benefits?
As we mentioned a little above, the benefits of using the cloud within a company They range from greater agility, greater innovation and lower costs, according to the SAS company blog .
Greater agility: The company can respond more quickly to any problem and increase or decrease analytical capabilities
Greater innovation: The cloud enables knowledge and new skills to be shared more effectively between groups within the company .
Lower costs: The cost of uploading operations to the cloud is reduced due to the change in infrastructure to keep it within the company.
In addition, you can have access to machine learning and artificial intelligence, thanks to data processing giving innovation to the needs of each company.
What models does the cloud have for companies?
Companies have mainly three storage models:
Private cloud: The company has more control over the data and is protected behind a firewall. This is exclusively for the use of that organization and is through its own network.
Public Cloud: This storage is ideal for unstructured data and is owned by providers, it also has the infrastructure and software to maintain the cloud.
Cloud Hybrid: Combine public and private storage for more flexibility
If you decide to have any type of storage, providers must ensure that all data will not be stolen.
Also, in times of pandemic it is important that your company can move at the same pace as current connections.
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