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08 June 2021

How Cloud Computing Works?

Do you remember about 10-15 years ago, when you needed a floppy disk, CD, or flash disk to move your file from computer to computer? Sometimes you need them to move your file such as video or music to your handphone. When you want to change your file, you should open it from the computer that has your file. 

Now, the digital system is totally different. Files can be moved on the internet and stored on cloud. Whenever you want to change or delete your file, you can access it from many devices that connect with your account. This system that we can call cloud computing.

Cloud computing is storing, accessing, and running files, data, programs, or applications over the internet. It refers to sharing resources and information through a network. Utilizing cloud computing for your business or your organization can deliver content more rapidly and reliably without having a huge system to operate the network. 

The Advantages of Cloud Computing

Can you imagine, when you save your file on local storage but your team needs your data to manage it? You need more time and storage media to share your file to your computer’s team. After they make a change, you should update your file on your local storage.

Utilizing cloud computing makes file-sharing more effective. All you need is: Cloud storage, internet connection, and uploading your contents. 

When your team makes a change or works on your data, the data changes can be updated on your cloud. Sometimes you can work on the same file simultaneously and remotely.

There are some companies that provide shared storage files such as Google Drive and OneDrive. These companies give you some free space to save your files. It can be utilized for building your small business or sharing files with your organization. If you need more space, you can pay as you want to subscribe to the package.

The Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

Even though cloud computing can make your organization sharing files more effective, not all of your data can be shared on cloud computing. If you have an entrenched application such as the system from third parties that install on your local storage, you need conversion efforts to migrate the data.  

Ensuring the updates application that can be connected with cloud storage is a must before you synchronize your file to cloud.

Indeed internet connection allows you to share your file, but utilizing cloud computing needs internet connectivity with enough bandwidth. If your internet speed is slow, it’s very hard to access or work on your file. 

Upgrading your connection to a higher speed, will cost money. On the other side, when it is hard to connect to the internet, there is a possibility of file redundancy. It can reduce your space to save your file. Having a good and enough bandwidth of internet connection, is an important thing.

Knowing about the disadvantages of cloud computing can give you insight on how to avoid some problems caused by these things because the benefits of cloud computing should be considered. 

If you utilize cloud computing for business, you can consider utilizing Software as a Service (SaaS) from Telkom DWS. It can be more safe for your company because you don’t use the public cloud. 

Private cloud customization for your business can help your team to work effectively especially when they can access and work on your data anywhere and anytime. 

Utilizing cloud computing from Telkom DWS can reduce your cost to build a system for cloud computing and hire a professional team to maintain your system. 

You can pay the subscription package based on your business needs. Cloud computing has the flexibility when your business is growing more and you need to upgrade your storage.  

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