Hosted services and virtual servers are a big part of large corporate IT environments, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t or don’t apply to smaller organisations.
In fact, hosting your own private cloud is a fantastic way of making your applications and business data available to staff, selected remote employees, business partners and suppliers. It’s also cost effective as licensing for cloud based services are usually charged on a per-user, per-month basis – meaning as you add more staff to your business you just pay an extra monthly licence cost.
The other great thing with virtual servers is that the size of the server itself can be scaled up and down to suit your current needs, so if you have quiet periods of the year the performance (and costs) can be reduced. When things get busy, the systems can be ramped up to full performance mode at the press of a button.
As a smaller IT supplier, we work with a local technology partner called SIRE Technology Ltd who enable us to provide a full range of cloud services including:
Hosted Exchange server
Private clouds (your servers, hosted in a secure data centre)
Hot-site cloud backup (recover your servers in minutes should disaster strike)
To find out how cloud services can help your business grow, drop us a line and we can discuss the benefits for your specific scenario. Fill in the form below now and we’ll be in touch: