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Rapid technological advances have altered the landscape of business IT operations considerably in recent years. This is both good news and bad news for non-technical business owners who find themselves struggling to stay on top of all the latest developments, including the deluge of software updates, security updates, and other essentials. If you're one of those beleaguered decision makers, you may have heard of two outsourced solutions that can save you a lot of effort and confusion – software as a service (SaaS) and managed services. But if you're weighing one against the other for your organization, there are important differences between the two that you need to understand.

 

Within just a few years of its inception, cloud computing has become an integral part of many organization’s IT ecosystem. The cloud has simplified the way businesses access their IT infrastructure and modified the expectations of end users accessing these systems.  For some companies, the cloud has freed-up resources traditionally reserved for buying and maintaining legacy software. It has also revolutionized the way some businesses access information and applications inside the corporate firewall.  However, increasing demand for cloud computing services has driven many companies to look for ways to make the cloud work better for their small business.  

Remote access tools allow you to extend your business computer network beyond the confines of your office building.  If you have employees in remote locations, branch offices, or home offices, the ability to drive a computer and access shared files, ERP systems, or other resources in the corporate office can mean a huge boost to productivity.

Almost all businesses have a website nowadays and find it is an important part of their branding and customer outreach strategy.  While the content, images, and layout of your website decides how the website is received, the speed and availability will decide the volume of traffic you get (and keep!). Your hosting provider, for the most part, controls the speed and availability of your website. This is the reason why you must choose a reliable web hosting service provider. 

Mobile devices are becoming more powerful with each day and rivaling any PC in its capabilities and services offered. It is not only your working platform anymore but also a powerful storage device which means that it can also be the potential target of viruses and malware. 

Few things cause more damage to a server than a sudden loss of power. The server might seize up in the middle of processing, it might sustain physical damage, or it might not come back up again -- ever. To prevent this kind of nightmare, you need to have some power supply solutions standing by, and at the same time you need to be aware of these systems' individual limitations.