Well said by a great man, “the ultimate measure of a business is not where it stands at times of comfort and convenience, but where it stands in moments of challenges and controversies.” The sayings of "dog eat dog," "businesses are war," and "survival of the fittest '' have become failed because now we are all in the same boat together. We have lots of things to say about the pandemic time but one thing is for sure, it puts remarkable impacts on every scaled business.
This has been a testing period for businesses as they had to revamp their complete business model to survive. From trying to survive to overcome many challenges such as lack of workforce, low demand and supply, and no fiscal stimulus, many companies in the world had to reconsider their operations.
Today, India is facing a deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. It has overturned every business on an unprecedented scale. However, in this tough time, there are many businesses that survived and earned good revenue by managing all operations hassle-free. And, it becomes possible with cloud computing services.
Nowadays, the cloud has become an integral part of all businesses. It has developed as the most in-demand solution for organizations in virtually every industry. In pandemic time, almost every company is leveraging cloud technology. According to a survey, 62% of companies expanded or upgraded their cloud usage in the first half of 2020. Not only this, Cisco research shows that 94% of business work will be handled by the cloud next year.
Here are some of the reasons how cloud solutions are helping businesses to survive even in the lockdown like situation:
Coronavirus may have shuttered offices but cloud-based programs provide the best solution to overcome the situation. Cloud-based programs can be used remotely without any disturbance of resources transportation or space allocation. Additionally, cloud programs provide leverage to connect seamlessly from anywhere, anytime, or on any device. The only requirement for cloud solutions is Internet connections. If you have a good internet connection, you can operate your business easily even in the lockdown like situations.
Seamless Data Sharing:
Cloud-based technology provides the right way to ensure that data content can be viewed and accessed by anyone who needs to view them without lack of time. Due to COVID-19 employees who are working from home want to work together which is more difficult and more important – the solution is provided by the cloud. Cloud-based data sharing platforms have made communication among employees during lockdown quite easy.
High Data Security:
There is no denying the fact that data security has always been a serious threat to this digitized business world. As pandemic increases online business, Cloud has better security platforms utilizing artificial intelligence to detect and solve the issue in real-time. The best part of cloud services is that they constantly take backup of data. It also provides security against data theft and natural disasters.
The fact that makes your data more secure in the case of cloud-based services is that data is not saved physically. Thus, your data is safe from any virus attack and miscreants.
This pandemic situation has heightened the requirement for enterprises to utilize digital models. And, here the cloud programs are the only platform that can provide the scalability, agility, and innovation needed for this transition. Moving your organization to the cloud can give your business plenty of advantages while enabling you to operate all your key operations easily and quickly, whether you are at home or in the office!
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