Cloud 4 Computers MD Phil Donoghue recently attended a Round Table discussion on SME’s and the Economy.
Speaking at the event was IoD Chief Economist Graeme Leach who spoke about the flat-lining UK economy, and why L shaped recoveries are the norm in the wake of a financial crisis, due to the weakness of the banking system, de-leveraging and anaemic growth in the money supply.
For many businesses, making the decision to move away from “the way we’ve always done it” can be a big step. This has always been particularly true concerning organisations IT infrastructure or services. Now with the Cloud developing so quickly, businesses are being asked to take a larger leap than at any other time away from the historic norm!
Technology wise, the playing field is becoming ever more even for small businesses (SME’s) Vs their corporate counterparts! That’s down to the cost effective availability of high end technology, that SME’s can access through cloud computing. From advanced email telephony and backup services, to vast server processing power, it’s all in the cloud for small business! Continue reading Why Small Business is moving to the Cloud
After the much talked about announcement from Microsoft in February about its plans to bring the UK pricing for it’s volume licensing programs into line with the Euro. The actual percentage increases for each of the volume licensing groups was published this week, with hosting providers being hit the worst with a huge 33.4% increase (as shown in the table below).