This cloud primer lays it out in simple terms so you can easily digest and describe it to your clients. Storage, backup, business apps, CRM, payroll, accounting, and even IT can be managed in the cloud, providing numerous benefits for small businesses - enabling telework and collaboration and providing shared calendars and email among them.
If you've been reading or hearing about “the cloud” in ads, techie conversations, or in the news and feel a bit sheepish to confess you're not sure what they're talking about - or even if you do - this paper's for you. The cloud promises to afford very big things in coming years, technological advancements that offer great utility not just for individuals and mega-corporations, but for small and medium sized business.
Where to begin? Let's first take a look at the many benefits an SMB would derive from taking advantage of the recent developments in cloud management.