Small businesses typically do not have the same monetary opportunities as larger businesses, so every dollar spent on the business itself needs to count. Unfortunately, this often means that smaller businesses may not be able to outright purchase valuable office space, hardware and software, and equipment that could be essential in the growth of their business. But what if we told you that you could have all these benefits without the hassle? Let’s explore how cloud services could be your big-ticket to growth.
What are Cloud Services?
Cloud services, put simply, are an off-site collection of servers that provides users and clients seamless access to storage and technology solutions. This means that businesses can store any and all of their assets, documents, files, and software directly into the cloud, which enables them to access them from anywhere, at any time. In addition, depending on the specific cloud service provider, many hardware needs can also be accessed directly from the cloud without needing to secure a designated physical location to host said hardware.
How Can Cloud Services Help My Small Business Grow?
While the ways each business uses cloud services can vary drastically, there are two key advantages that can contribute directly to the growth of smaller businesses:
1. Drives Down Costs
One of the main items that keep smaller businesses from growth is operating costs. This includes rented office space, equipment purchase and maintenance, and hardware and software fees. However, while using a designated cloud service, you can work from anywhere without maintaining specific equipment, hardware, or software necessary to house a company’s assets. As a result, hiring a cloud service is significantly more affordable than the costs associated with office rent, hardware purchase and maintenance, and more. In a small business, saving money on items such as these means you can put the profit directly into growth opportunities.
2. Offers Scalability
Smaller businesses often find it difficult to scale due to the daunting costs associated with needing to purchase additional equipment, hardware, and office space to house the new servers necessary for the growing storage needs. With cloud services, your business can scale quickly and easily due to not needing on-site technology to make it happen—you’d merely need to adjust resources as needed.
How Can HGi Technologies Help?
At HGi Technologies, we offer the acclaimed functionality of Veeam—one of the most complete cloud data storage and protection solutions to date. Veeam will enable your employees to store and transfer all necessary data and applications as needed while also seamlessly providing quick and easy access to every asset living in the cloud servers in addition to any essential hardware services.
Our team at HGi Technologies also provides several additional IT services and an army of microservices to customize to your business needs. You can find out more by visiting our IT Services page, or by speaking with one of our award-winning customer service representatives! Contact us today to discuss how HGi Technologies can help your small business grow!