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Modern businesses are very different from the businesses of yesterday.

The internet and modern technologies have changed entire industries dramatically and the way we do business. For example, the agriculture industry has been heavily modernized and often depends on technologies based on AI, data analysis, scanning, and automated machines.

This example is just one of many, like those from the e-commerce sector, machinery dealerships, etc., that are now vastly automated and rely on modern technologies.

Cloud-based solutions are a big and rapidly growing part of this business and industrial modernization. They are quickly moving in on it, and this has led many businesses to question whether they should or shouldn’t move to the cloud.

Should Your Dealership Move to the Cloud or Not?

Let us start by explaining what cloud-based solutions are.

With a cloud-based solution, your business’s data is being stored safely on remote servers accessible through cloud services. Businesses can access their data from anywhere in the world using smart devices, like laptops or smartphones.

You only need access to the internet and login credentials of your business’s cloud-based solution. A login allows dealerships to secure their sensitive data, like employee details, customer information, and research in remote servers not present in their offices.

Businesses are finding many benefits of going 100% cloud-based.

Benefits of Cloud-Based Solutions

Here are the key benefits of cloud-based solutions for businesses.

Improved Security

Most businesses are extremely vulnerable to cyber attacks, like hacks, ransomware, and malware. Cybercriminals and hackers can use modern techniques to easily breach businesses by taking advantage of their fledgling cyber security, weak systems, vulnerable employees, and human errors.

Cloud-based solutions offer improved security because these servers are not connected directly to your business or its network. Hence, even if your business’s cyber security is compromised, your sensitive data remains secure.

Easy Recovery

Businesses often lose their data to natural disasters, lost devices, and cyber attacks like ransomware. Cloud-based solutions offer robust backup options and data recovery services that allow you to backup your data to their servers regularly and recover it easily if you lose it.

Immense Scalability

Unlike your dealership’s IT systems and technologies, cloud-based solutions offer your business the latest and greatest in tech. The backend of these solutions comprises storage devices and access solutions that greatly surpass those of any typical business, be it large or small, allowing immense scalability.

Dealers can now store, access, and recover massive amounts of data from anywhere in the world. They do not have to worry about organizing or managing data storage from different departments or locations because it can all be stored in and accessed from the cloud.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the answer is a resounding “yes!” — Your business should opt for cloud-based solutions, especially during the ongoing global pandemic. Cloud-based solutions are helping businesses operate at full speed. The enhanced security, easy recovery, and immense scalability allow businesses to experience less downtime and increase their productivity and revenue.

We highly recommend cloud-based solutions to all modern businesses that want sustainable growth during these tough times.

If you want to learn more about cloud-based solutions for businesses and how they could help your dealership, contact us today.

Kevin Landers

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Kevin possesses the unique ability to understand, and explain in non-threatening and non-technical ways how technology, business and team members work with, and sometimes, against each other. He has an innate ability to understand how technology works at the basic conceptual level and how it interacts with hardware, software, networking, people and business processes. A rare combination in today's technology arena.

Kevin lives in Charleston, South Carolina with his bride Summer, their two sons - Caleb and Isaiah - and their Vizsla wonder dog Dexter.

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