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Simply Cloud is a provider of cloud computing services, including SaaS VoIP, desktops, servers and exchange

Introduction to Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing in essence means Internet computing, computing services delivered across the internet. Cloud computing opens up the possibilities for mobile computing, business continuity and disaster recovery all because cloud services can be accessed from anywhere you can get an internet connection. In addition to the fact you can access cloud services from anywhere, they offer enterprise levels of availability on a dymanic and scalable platform.

With Simply Cloud you get exactally that we have designed a cloud platform that is highly resiliant and self heals in the event of a component failure giving you a 99.99% uptime guarantee across our services. Services can be scaled at the touch of a button by adding additional users or changing the specification of your service.

Key Cloud Characteristics 

Cloud computing is cost effective, compared to traditional computing methods up front capital expenditure and recurring expenses are greatly reduced. Simply Cloud maintain and upgrade all underlying platform so you always have the latest technology at your fingertips without the headache and expense of keeping upto date with technology trends. Our cloud platform is indepentand of device and location meaning it is particularly adoptable for small to mid sized businesses. This doesn't mean cloud isn't for enterprise customers, Simply Cloud have a range of private cloud offerings that are perfect for our enterprise customers, as well as enterprise customers that have adopted certain parts of our cloud platform to take the strain off of internal IT staff.

In summary cloud computing gives you the best performance with the best value for money while increasing uptime and security for your business applications.

Connecting to the Cloud

Connecting to the cloud is simple, if you have an internet connection and a web browser then you are set to go. The available processing power available on your connecting device doesn't matter as all computing power comes from our powerful cloud platform. Utilising cloud technologies can increase the life of exisiting equipment that no longer meets the processing needs of ever demanding applications, these applications can be migrated to the cloud to give existing hardware a new lease of life.

If you are looking to refresh your hardware a thin client device can be a very cost effective way of connecting to your cloud services.