5 Benefits To Windows Cloud Hosting

There are many benefits to Windows cloud hosting, which takes advantage of private virtual servers as opposed to servers you have located on premises. More and more companies are choosing to launch their Windows onto a cloud and that is because it has the ability to save money and provide various benefits to employees.

Availability And Accessibility

One of the top benefits to Windows cloud hosting is that you have a computing platform immediately upon launch. There is security and performance, and you have the Windows platform wherever you are. You don’t have to be within your office to access programs or files because it will all be in the cloud. When you have a data connection, you have access to your platform. This can make your business considerably more mobile. The network also adjusts automatically to provide you with unlimited bandwidth so you are always up and running, all without any kind of human intervention, which can save you money.


Flexibility is found within cloud servers. The solution is scalable so that the cloud grows as you grow. You don’t have to invest in a large server and then re-invest in a larger one. The cloud simply expands as needed so you don’t have to spend money in a foolish way. You want to stay fast and flexible and never sacrifice performance. Cloud hosting is scalable so you can always have access to the best resources.

Faster Performance

You will find that there is faster performance within the cloud than what you would get from an on-site server. Whether you are a small, medium, or large-scale business, performance should always matter to you. High performance computing allows you to effectively manage data and deploy the needed resources to support your business. Uptime is guaranteed by cloud services and this ensures that you don’t have to worry about a network going down, causing your business to come to a screeching halt.

Pay For What You Need

When you have a server on premises, you may spend the money on resources that will be needed eventually, but not immediately. This means you are wasting money at present time. With cloud hosting, you pay for what you are actually using. Be sure to find flexible pricing from your provider so you only pay for what you actually need at the moment. You won’t need to spend the money on upgrading your servers, installing firewalls, or other hardware. The money that you currently spend on security and hardware maintenance can be reallocated to somewhere else.

Secure platform

Security should always be at the top of your list when considering anything. Windows hosting on a cloud can be one of the most secure ways because it is locked down with encryption. The provider may offer different types of security and therefore you will want to do some investigating before just trusting anyone. When it is in the cloud, you have the security in place from anywhere and you don’t have to worry about someone being able to access data if they were to break into your physical location.

Once you take advantage of Windows cloud hosting, you will find various other benefits as well, including 24/7 support. When you need help in an area, all you have to do is contact the company who is doing the hosting. When you look at how cloud hosting compares to the goals of your business, they are likely in line, which can give you the confidence to know that this is the right move for your business.

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Jess Coburn

It's Jess's responsibility as CEO and Founder of Applied Innovations to set the direction of Applied Innovations services to ensure that as a company we're consistently meeting the needs of our customers to help drive their success. In his spare time, Jess enjoys many of the things that made him a geek to begin with. That includes sexy new hardware, learning new technology and even a videogame or two! When you can’t find him at the office (which admittedly is rare), you’ll likely find him at the grill or in front of his smoker getting ready for some lip-smacking ribs to enjoy with his wife and two kids.