You don’t need to worry about the maintenance of the business applications that you access and use over the Cloud. Most of the cloud-based applications work on the SaaS model that allows you to access the most advanced business applications simply through your browser. It doesn’t matter what hardware you’re using or what platform (Linux, Windows, OS, etc) you are comfortable with as long as you can run a browser with contemporary capabilities.
Since you just need a browser you don’t need specialized hardware in order to run resource-hungry business applications. There is no mainframe to take care of, there is no enterprise level relational database that you have to maintain, there are no routine updates that you have to carry out without fail and there are no security issues you have to worry about. Of course all these things still happen but they are taken care of by the company that is providing you cloud-based applications on the SaaS model. So it’s like, you can just leverage their benefits and massive potential without yourself having to take care of them. You don’t have to concern yourself with the tools you’re using, you just have to use them for the advancement of your business.
Your business data is completely secure when you are running your corporate operations through a cloud-based interface. Data and applications are run on multiple servers and there are multiple backups taking place constantly. So the moment a particular server goes down your data and applications are immediately available through alternative servers. There are strong enterprise level firewalls to constantly keep your data thoroughly protected.
The company that provides you the business solution takes care of all the hardware and software updates without ever bothering you. Whenever they are introducing new features they are automatically available to you unless they require additional payment (for example an entirely different business module).
This model of providing business applications through the cloud is gaining popularity with great speed due to its simplicity and perfection. Whatever you seek in an enterprise level business application you can get on a cloud-based interface. There is no compromise on quality and functionality. You can access your applications, data and reports from anywhere in the world at any time without requiring interference of any sort. after a while you start using your cloud-based applications without even realizing what a big difference they are making to your day-to-day business operations. They are so smooth, complete and unobtrusive that you can be at your productive best without ever having to take care of the nitty-gritty of running a dedicated IT department.
This is the advantage of the SaaS model and the cloud-based applications that keeps us perpetually excited here at Concego. We aspire to create affordable yet highly advanced business intelligence applications that can take care of the demanding requirements of Fortune 500 companies as well as small mom-and-pop stores, with equally flexible costing.