Even though it’s a cliché, there’s a reason so many of us nod our heads in agreement at the observation that change is hard. Whether it’s a new job or a new exercise regimen, altering our behavior can be a heavy lift – even if it yields results that make life better. Along those lines, managed service providers need to recognize the many advantages cloud-based services provide to their customers and adjust their sales pitches to accurately reflect those benefits.
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MyCloudIT’s staff talks frequently with customers and prospective customers about the value of true Desktop as a Service and how it actually works within organizations.
The numbers of businesses using some kind of cloud services are pretty staggering. A recent survey from RightScale revealed that 94 percent are operating in the cloud, at least in some capacity. Almost 60 percent of those companies are using a mix of public and private cloud solutions, and it’s small- and medium-sized businesses that are turning to cloud offerings more frequently than the large enterprise.
For small and mid-sized businesses, the cloud has proven to be something of a good news, bad news proposition.
The idea behind metered pricing shouldn’t be new to anyone. If you’ve rented a car or had a cell phone then you understand the concept. You pay only for what you use. You don’t have to buy the car, you only pay for the time you use it. You don’t pay for the cellular network, just the time you spend on it.