SheBytes and Madison Technology were featured today on the homepage of Fox Business News in an article titled: Cloud à la Carte: 6 Ways to Order Off the Cloud. In the article, I address the misconception that cloud computing is a one-size-fits-all service that’s more aptly suited to Fortune 500s with big IT budgets as compared to smaller shops with limited means. There are a smorgasbord of cloud options for businesses of any size and budget who want to capitalize on cloud services in their own unique way. Cloud doesn’t refer to one large umbrella service, it can be sliced up into smaller pieces to fit any business.
December 20th, 2011 – Fox Business News
Featured on the Fox Business News Homepage at http://foxbusiness.com
The article lists the six most common cloud-based services that companies of any size can subscribe to. When it comes to the ‘cool’ factor of cloud computing, cloud desktops are definitely where it’s at. To read about the remaining top five most common cloud-based services, click here.
Every small business, regardless of industry, can benefit from at least some of the many cloud service offerings now available. It’s important to do due diligence on any cloud provider before purchasing service – make sure the company has a strong track record, has U.S.-based servers, pricing is in line with average costs and is willing to provide detailed answers to any questions you have.