Technology moves at an irresistible pace. Many small businesses find themselves antiquated just as they finish upgrading their software, find their equipment lacking just as they integrate new hardware. That used to be a novel problem. Now, more and more, it is an accepted and terrifying danger for many small businesses. They can choose to drown themselves in tech expenses, or they can accept being outdated.
(That’s where all you tech savvy professionals come in!)
The Cloud is one of these new great leaps that face many companies. You may have to navigate the waters of convincing a client to move into cloud computing or take on the Olympian task of explaining how it works to a client who doesn’t possess even basic tech knowledge. Shall we take a peek into the Cloud and see what’s going on?
Cloud technology is great for a number of reasons. As the technology becomes perfected, we can imagine it being an accepted staple of every business.
It stores important data away from potential physical harm and is generally more well protected against viral attacks online.
Cloud computing can be wildly inconvenient. Have you ever been in an office attempting to work when the internet goes down? Even for an hour, it can be terrifying. Now some programs, like Google’s new Google Drive, double back and link with your hard drive so the two are equally up to date. The next big problem you may have to overcome is a mild superstition of mistrust against things you can’t understand. Many savvy business pros aren’t savvy tech-wise.