There is no denying the fact that the cloud is gaining popularity. If you use social media or an online data drive, you are already using this trendy technology without even realizing it. This solution is growing in popularity and provides incredible cost savings to companies such as yours.

The Cloud creates an anytime, anywhere work environment and with traditional offices offering employment options such as telecommuting it is a flexible solution and offers an increased speed to market.

MicroAge’s cloud solution is a managed service hosted in a fully secured data centre that allows you full accessibility to your core IT infrastructure. It is essential that you have the ability to ensure reliable and secure access via a customized Internet portal to your company’s entire IT work environment.

While moving to a cloud based solution increases productivity and streamlines costs, there are other important considerations such as security, reliability, and accessibility.

Cloud Solutions Components

Software as a Service (SaaS): Eliminating the need for expense hardware, installation and licensing, SaaS provides the software and accompanying data that are centrally hosted on the cloud. SaaS accessed by authorized users through a secure internet connection.
Managed Services: MicroAge provides the resources such as hardware, software, servers and storage that allow you, the end user to perform the tasks that are necessary in today’s business environment. We ensure that your system maintenance, backup, and resiliency planning are performing as needed.
Platform as a Service (PaaS): PaaS is the final component to the cloud platform that delivers applications over the Internet. By allowing MicroAge to provide the PaaS, you would not need the expense in-house hardware and software to develop or run your application developments.
Public cloud: When a service provider makes resources such as applications and storage available to the general public for free or on a pay-per-usage model.
Private (on-premises) cloud: A cloud solution that is managed by the organization it serves. It is also referred to as an internal or corporate cloud and is dedicated for just your use.
Hybrid cloud: This combination of both public and private cloud environments offers the greatest flexibility and more options for data deployment.

The advantages to cloud computing include cost savings, reliability, manageability and gives companies a competitive edge over competitors. Ask MicroAge how these services can enhance your business needs.