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Cloud Computing Promotes Less Energy Consumption on Data Storage

Cloud computing methods are transforming business actions making accessible what may not have been in the past

It is estimated that with more and more companies switching to cloud computing methods for data storage that the impact will lead to a 31 percent reduction on the amount of energy consumption and emission of greenhouse gases by data storage facilities. This is extremely beneficial for the environment, as well as companies that may be trying to reduce their overall carbon footprint, remember, every little bit helps. Due to these estimations more and more cloud services are being offered, further enhancing the benefits offered to businesses who take advantage of these services.

Grid storage: When you access the gird computing capabilities of cloud services you can actually provision the amount of resources that are turned on or off. However, they have taken this a step further with something known as on demand provisioning of resources. This will ensure the elimination of over provisioning when used in conjunction with the pricing of utilities. There is no over provision which basically means you pay for what you use.

Implementation of Technology: The technology behind cloud computing provides the features of innovation, outsourcing, tele-working, efficient data handling and the increase in the technical capabilities of a company. The cloud computing method has become an extremely popular way for businesses to be able to increase their online presence. Some of the other benefits of this technology include a reduced cost, convenience, and security and safety that are not offered with traditional, methods.

Instantaneous Creation and Destruction of a Server: This means that companies do not have to scale their businesses to an anticipated maximum; they can access and use what is needed. When your business is booming, during a holiday or other event, you can easily increase the number of servers used and then get rid of them just as easily. You will only pay for what you use and when it is discontinued the cost will also be eliminated. This is a logical way to conduct business: pay for what you need when you need it and then get rid of it when the need has passed. This saves time, money and energy that can be spent elsewhere.

Possibility of Being Better: With more businesses turning to the technology behind cloud computing, providers are continually looking for areas of improvement. Now that mobile cloud computing has been introduced, it has opened up a new wave of business practices for thousands of companies who already use the platform. The fact is that each of the platforms, servers and features offered by cloud computing services can impact businesses in a positive manner. However, just as appealing is the reduced impact that this method has on the environment. There are less utility bills for the users, which mean less emissions and usage of resources by the providers. It is truly a win-win platform for businesses, providers and the environment. Cloud computing methods are transforming business actions making accessible what may not have been in the past.

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Deney Dentel serves as CEO for Nordisk Systems, Inc. Nordisk Systems has several solutions for a business wishing to implement unified storage within their business. Whether it is an in house server or a hosted cloud service, Nordisk Systems has solutions that fit a business’s storage solution and application hosting needs onsite or in the cloud.

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Joe Lazer 06/07/13 06:36:00 AM EDT

Interesting article. cloud computing offers numerous benefits came across this interesting piece on cloud security that might interest a few readers “Cloud risks Striking a balance between savings and security”it talks a great deal about securing the cloud and importance of cloud security @ http://bit.ly/ZFPu1l

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