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The Benefits of Cloud Services for SMBs


By Christian Ehrenthal
10/28/2014
The cloud is a game changer. Cloud services let organizations automate time-consuming and repetitive IT tasks, access real-time operational information and have easy remote access to business data and programs. Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2016, cloud computing growth will become the bulk of new IT spending and that nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments by the end of 2017. Large companies have been moving to the cloud in droves, but small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) rarely have the capital necessary to set up their own cloud infrastructure. Instead, they have struggled to deploy their limited IT budgets in an effective and efficient way.




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