The Top 3 Business Cloud Computing Solutions of 2020
7. July 2020
Top 3 Cloud Computing Solutions For Your Business in 2020
Cloud computing solutions have become the backbone of many businesses, from small SMEs to global enterprises. Cloud-based solutions consist of a framework that enables extensive and ever-present access to shared pools of configurable computing resources, networks, applications, servers and storage.
With cloud computing, business data can be processed on the cloud either privately or through a third-party server, allowing you to benefit from the speed and reliability that is integral to business functions and operations. The greatest advantages of cloud computing are perhaps its scalability, low maintenance and ease of installation and use.
All these factors come together to create an IT environment that grows with your business needs and requirements.
In the past decade, use of SaaS (software as a service) and IaaS (infrastructure as a service) solutions has skyrocketed and become indispensable to many business functions.
Today, we take a look at the top 3 cloud-based solutions to help streamline and optimise your operation to perform more efficiently than before.
1. Microsoft Azure
With almost a decade of optimisation and updates behind it, Microsoft Azure is a widely used cloud computing solution that businesses can use in conjunction with other existing applications, infrastructure and data solutions.
Microsoft Azure offers an extensive range of solutions suitable for businesses across dozens of industries. As it caters for most business needs, you can be assured of a smooth and uninterrupted migration.
If your organisation relies on Office 365, operating on a cloud platform that integrates flawlessly is crucial. Accessibility and scalability are the core of Azure, allowing you to streamline business operations and functions across teams.
For accelerated business growth, enterprises leverage Azure IaaS and PaaS to design applications in the cloud. This is coupled with best-in-class security for all data stored on Azure cloud. Besides its robust security, this cloud platform also meets international standards such as HIPAA and ISO 27001.
Microsoft Azure’s hybrid proficiency is what sets it apart from other cloud computing solutions and why it is our top pick at Redpalm. You enable easy mobility on a platform that is consistently reliable and can switch between public and on-premise cloud servers. It offers an impressive range of hybrid connections that consist of content delivery networks (CDNs), caches, virtual private networks (VPNs), and ExpressRoute connections that enhance performance, scalability and usability.
2. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Founded in 2006, Amazon Web Services or AWS is highly customisable on-demand cloud computing software suitable for businesses. It is a cloud-based program for designing business solutions using integrated web services.
With its extensive range of PaaS (platform as a service) and IaaS features, AWS is a popular choice for organisations. Some of the features it includes are Simple Storage Service (S3), Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2), Relational Database Service (RDS) and Elastic Beanstalk.
The admin controls that AWS offers are quite extensive and can be accessed securely via their Web Client option. Users gain access to a range of features including system auditing and creation of the encryption key.
With AWS you can alter and customise the infrastructure according to your requirements. Users also benefit from EC2 services that allow you to operate and acquire servers as required.
3. Google Cloud
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)is a cloud service provider offered by Google. It enables businesses to create solutions using modular web services. Like Azure and AWS, Google Cloud also provides an array of services including PaaS and IaaS solutions.
GCP offers a secured multi-layered infrastructure that ensures that anything you design, create, build, code and store stays well-protected. GCP uses a number of tools and features to ensure the delivery of consistent performance and cloud management. These tools include Compute Engine, Cloud Storage, Container Engine and App Engine.
Google Cloud Platform is a hub for opportunities revolving around analytics, machine learning and big data which is what makes it unique compared to other cloud computing services.
Google has invested in robust data analytics tools like BigQuery that enables businesses to process massive amounts of data at exceptionally fast speeds. This means that tasks which once took hours can now be completed in a couple of minutes.
Google Cloud also offers smooth and live migration between virtual and host machines. This means that irrespective of industry, businesses can function smoothly 24/7 without performance being compromised.
Redpalm As Your Dedicated MSP for Cloud Computing Solutions
As cloud services operate on virtual networks and software platforms, making storing, accessing and analysing business data easy. If you’re looking to simplify your cloud computing efforts, Redpalm’s managed IT support is ideal. We will help streamline your IT environment using cloud orchestration to make business processes easier, safer and more efficient.
With our managed IT solutions, you will have an IT infrastructure that’s well maintained and patched as it provides valuable insights that will help you keep ahead of your competition.
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If you wish to take your business to the next level with powerful IT solutions, book a consultation with us today!