Operating in the cloud

Operating in the cloud
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You’ve probably heard of “the cloud” – software and digital services accessed online instead of on your computer’s local hard drive or your company’s internal computer network. The cloud is a great way for businesses to use advanced programs for all sorts of tasks. You’ll find cloud services for communications, marketing, supply-chain management and other operations.

One big selling feature: cost. Cloud services are offered through pay-what-you-use plans, not expensive licensing agreements. So you get access to advanced technology without the heavy upfront price. Benefits like these make cloud service a top priority for many organizations, according to the Salesforce 2016 State of IT report.

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