How do backups work in the Cloud?
Backing up to the Cloud is ideal as it takes the backups offsite, reducing risk from fire, theft and hardware failure. The backups are uploaded via the internet at a time when there will be no business process impact.
What is application hosting?
Application hosting is having your application on a server in the Cloud, hosted by a third party like Amazon Web Services. The application is used via a browser on your computer. Application hosting reduces cost through lower maintenance and software licensing costs. It is an excellent environment to test new apps.
How does Office 365 work?
Office 365 is a Microsoft Cloud Service. Instead of buying Microsoft Office and upgrading every few years, an Office 365 subscription provides the latest version of Microsoft Office and all updates to your business. Office 365 provides an email service with Outlook available on any device. Users can store files on the Cloud with Microsoft OneDrive. Staff can use SharePoint for intranet websites to store, organize and share information. Office 365 is accessed via the internet, and the Office 365 Apps can be used in a desktop or mobile formats.