When you go car shopping one of the first things you see is the sticker. It’s full of descriptions and statistics about the vehicle. It’s very likely that the information listed on this paper will influence your decision. It’s an efficient and quick resource for you to learn about the measurables of this particular car. While this is a handy reference on the showroom floor, wouldn’t it be handy if something like this existed for your business? Specifically when it comes to cloud technology?
Of course the details would vary from office to office, but here are 8 important facts and stats about the cloud and how it can help your small business.
1.) Over the next 5 years there will be a 44% annual growth in workloads in the cloud; compared to only an 8.9% increase for “on-premise” workloads.
2.) 80% of cloud adopters have reported operational improvements within the first 6 months.
3.) As of 2014, U.S. businesses have spent over $13 billion on cloud computing and managed hosting services.
4.) 59% of businesses using the cloud leverage better visibility and insight to share data seamlessly across multiple platforms.
5.) 55% of businesses have reported an increase in efficiency, while 49% have reported improvements in employee mobility.
6.) 82% of companies reported to have saved money by moving to the cloud.
7.) 2014 was the first year the majority of workloads were in the cloud (51%) versus 49% in the traditional space.
8.) 24% of businesses claim that cloud technology allows them to offer new and additional services or products.
These of course are only a handful of trends, statistics and facts that speak to the power and opportunity of cloud technology. There is no doubt it is changing the ways businesses operate. AtlasOne Technologies is the cloud expert in Baton Rouge. To learn more about how AtlasOne can help your small business’ IT needs, visit our cloud solutions page.