What are Hosted Services?
When your applications or data are hosted off-premises in the cloud and accessible via the internet. That cloud provider is known as the “host” of your offsite applications or data. This is generally packaged in a monthly or yearly subscription service.
Isn’t it safer to keep my Business-Critical Applications Onsite?
Cyber attacks will cost the world economy $6 Trillion annually by 2021. The cost savings of transitioning your applications to a hosted service can be as much as 75%. Businesses today need to be flexible with capital on hand that is not tied up in IT management. A hosted service will secure your applications and data from a virus attack or any other business disruption.
The Biggest Threats to Businesses Today
- Loss of Data
- Natural Disaster
Hosted Solutions will secure your Data and Save Money
Hosted Services companies adhere to regulatory standards such as HIPPA and SSAE (18) and maintain continuous certifications that would be an added burden to your IT budget. 61% of businesses give cost-cutting as the main reason for transitioning their business-critical applications to a hosted cloud solution.
Top Reasons for Transitioning to a Hosted Solution
- Server Monitoring
- Less IT Staff Required
- Automatic and Verified Data/Systems Backups
- 24 Hr. Support
- Security Auditing
- Cost Savings
On-Site Computers has the Cloud Infrastructure to Provide Security for Your Data and Workflow Applications
Businesses today need to be flexible above all else, and they depend upon their IT services more than ever. Hosted Services Management companies can host your most critical applications and protect them from virus attacks and hardware breakdowns while maintaining availability for a much smaller price than if you hosted them in your facility.
Hosted Services utilize the Cloud to provide customers access to their applications and data. Technological advances have made security almost bulletproof, and the price point is accessible to almost every business. 94% of enterprises already use some sort of cloud service.
Hosted Services can ease the workload of your IT department by making the onboarding of employees automatic and lessen the number of support calls to your helpdesk. Because of the subscription basis of the hosted application and data service, you only pay for what you use and can scale up quickly.
Hosted Services are another tool available to US businesses that allows them to compete on a global scale. For a discussion of all the Hosted Services available to you, our experts can walk you through all the available options.
Mike Bowe | Published on September 13, 2019