Don’t be mystified by "cloud computing." Many firms are choosing to put many computerized processes on the cloud to save money and take advantage of the economy of scales the cloud provides. It's about using the power of the Internet to your meet your business needes. InfoWorld explains it like this:
Cloud computing comes into focus only when you think about what IT always needs: a way to increase capacity or add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software. Cloud computing encompasses any subscription-based or pay-per-use service that, in real time over the Internet, extends IT's existing capabilities.
If you’re interested in learning more about the cloud and how you can benefit from it, you should consider attending a free webinar series by Cbeyond that discusses the needs of the small business and how they are resolved with cloud technology. The webinars will be start on February 22, 2011 with information about Microsoft Exchange; the next webinars in this series cover “Bringing clarity to the Cloud"-- two live webinars on February 23 and March 1, 2011. The last webinar will be on March 16, 2011 and will focus on cloud enhanced security and redundancy. For more information and exact times of the webinar, visit www.cbeyond.net/webinar.
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