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How Cloud Managed Services Can Propel Your Business: 8 Key Benefits

by Erik Briceno

In today’s competitive business environment, the ability to adapt to evolving technology can be the difference between success and failure. That’s particularly true when it comes to leveraging cloud solutions for your IT needs.

Forward-thinking leaders recognize that cloud computing lets you address business pain points, resulting in improved productivity combined with managed costs. Your team can work faster and smarter with increased employee productivity and lower overhead costs.

A cloud managed services provider can deliver software over the internet for your business, eliminating the need for you to install and run these applications on your local devices. That has the added benefit of simplifying your maintenance and support.

Research continues to show that cloud computing is the “backbone of today’s IT operations” and the enabler for the tomorrow’s innovations, according to the technology association CompTIA.

CompTIA surveyed more than 500 businesses and found that 91 percent of firms are using cloud computing in some form. Six in 10 companies have more than 40 percent of their IT architecture in the cloud. And an amazing 81 percent of companies say the cloud has enhanced their efforts around automation.

“Cloud shift is not just about the cloud. As organizations pursue new IT architectures and operating philosophies, they become prepared for new opportunities in digital business, including next-generation IT solutions such as the Internet of Things (IoT),” said Ed Anderson, research vice president for Gartner. “Organizations embracing dynamic, cloud-based operating models position themselves for cost optimization and increased competitiveness.

8 Benefits of Cloud Managed Services

How Cloud Managed Services Can Propel Your Business: 8 Key BenefitsBy outsourcing the daily IT management for cloud-based services, you’ll gain technical support and enhance your business operations. Here are some of the key benefits you’ll experience:

  1. Eliminate additional infrastructure costs
  2. Reduce total cost of ownership
  3. Utilize subscription, pay-as-you-go model
  4. Accelerate deployments.
  5. Reduce risk of failed deployments
  6. Allow internal staff to focus on more strategic priorities
  7. Receive continuous updates and upgrades at no additional cost
  8. Gain additional functional capabilities

Key Cloud Solutions

There are numerous ways businesses can use the cloud to improve their operations, and a managed cloud services provider can help create an individualized plan.

AWS: Businesses can realize important economic benefits and return on investment by harnessing the power of Amazon Web Services by turning to an AWS certified consulting partner and authorized reseller.

GovCloud: Those AWS solutions also can be provided for government clients via GovCloud, which is designed to host sensitive data, regulated workloads and address the most stringent U.S. government security and compliance requirements. Look for a specialized team that understands how to design, build, accredit, manage, maintain and monitor specialized government solutions.

Other services include:

As your organization evolves, so do the requirements of your specific IT environment. Our expert engineers can help you design and manage a cloud computing plan to meet the unique needs of your business. Call us for a free consultation, and we’ll talk through the process — no strings attached.

 

Since 1995, Manassas Park, VA-based V2 Systems has employed local systems administrators, network engineers, security consultants, help desk technicians and partnering companies to meet a wide range of clients’ IT needs, from research, to implementation, to maintenance. Concentrate on your VISION…We’ll handle the TECHNOLOGY! 

 

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About ebriceno
Erik Briceño is the owner of V2 Systems, Inc., one of Northern Virginia’s leading Information Technology Managed Service Providers. He is an inspiring leader for its employees and instrumental business partner for its customers. He is passionate about V2’s purpose, dedicated to exceeding expectations and a consummate professional not afraid of jumping in and getting his hands dirty. Prior to joining V2 Systems in 2002, Erik was a co-founder and COO of Ampcast.com, a leading provider of online resources servicing over 5,000 independent musical artists. At Ampcast.com, Erik spearheaded all aspects of corporate development, funding, strategic vision, and business development for the firm. From 1997 to 1999 Erik held the position of Acoustic Systems Engineer for Electric Boat Corporation, a leading defense contractor. In this role, Erik was responsible for the acoustic fidelity of two noise critical systems and components in the US Navy’s nuclear submarine systems. Erik holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and a Masters of Business Administration from George Mason University. When not working, you will find Erik a dedicated family man, raising two young children with his lovely wife Karen. Together, they enjoy building legos, playing baseball, skiing, riding horses, swimming, traveling, and fixing up old Mopars.
How Cloud Managed Services Can Propel Your Business: 8 Key Benefits
How Cloud Managed Services Can Propel Your Business: 8 Key Benefits