If you’ve been following the trends in information technology at all, you’ve probably heard of cloud computing. Last week, the Intuit Small Business Blog took a look at how small businesses can use cloud computing technologies to get ahead.
Cloud computing relies on service providers to handle certain aspects of your small business in an offsite, Internet-based manner. As the article at Intuit points out, cloud solutions give a business the kind of flexibility they can’t get with in-house solutions. For example, moving the accounting function to the cloud (such as with QuickBooks Online) lets you access your accounting system anywhere.
While the article points out some downsides to cloud computing solutions, there are many ways you can benefit. Give it a look today.