Everyone is talking about the new IT buzz word “cloud computing” and think that it’s some mythical place far, far away. In actual fact the cloud is just another term for hosted services. Your files, email and other services are hosted in a data centre rather than being located at your site. There are many advantages to this including:
These services come at a cost and you may be able to save yourself some money by hosting some of these services yourself. Or you may be better served by moving more of your services to “The Cloud”.
It really comes back to what your business requirements are and what will be the most cost effective solution for you.