By SMB News on February 27th, 2013
Small business owners have turned to new technology as a way to better compete with larger enterprises. Cloud computing has been one of the more popular options, as this affordable and scalable technology can help small businesses keep IT costs down, productivity high and efficiency in an optimal position.
The Los Angeles Times recently reported that many small businesses are procuring cloud hosting services for a variety of corporate functions, such as email and application sharing. Though economic hardships have made matters more difficult for the nation's entrepreneurs, advanced technology has provided small businesses with an opportunity to continue growing.
According to the news provider, cloud services can be used for small business data backup, as well as sharing contacts, calendars and other storage necessities. The source added that cloud computing gives small businesses an opportunity to improve collaboration, productivity and management around all communications.
Cloud computing is expected to become a commodity in the coming years, with some research forecasting the services to reach 100 percent adoption rates in the next decade. Small business owners should consider using these services to adapt to the increasingly mobile market landscape.