Besides being a buzzword, what is the cloud?
Cloud computing is the next stage of the internet's evolution, every file you need can be delivered to you wherever and whenever you like.
In essence with cloud computing, all you need is an internet connection and whatever you want can be done anywhere, anytime. It is computing made easy.
The primary difference with cloud compared to local computing is the elasticity and the ability to scale up and down the size of storage required.
Another difference is that cloud computing offers the facility to run a program or application on many connected computers at the same time, location is no longer of any relevance.
Some of the key benefits of migrating to the cloud that your business can gain from immediately:
Agility, Cost and Reliability,
Device and Location Independence,
Scalability Elasticity and Security.