Roger Smith, CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework | Speaker | Consultant | Trainer discusses – How the cloud can be a better way of doing business.
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Hello. My name is Roger and today I’d like to talk to you about How the cloud can be a better way of doing business.
We all heard about the cloud. It’s a case of we demand move a capital expense on hardware and software to an operation expense where we are only paying for the use of systems. And because we’re doing that, it’s now a lot more cost-effective to use the cloud to do what we need to do.
It’s not going to cost me $25,000 to set up a server, it’s going to cost me $500 a month. And if you think about $500 a month could be expensive, so you look around for cheaper ways of doing things. But also, the cloud makes it convenient.
I consider the café down the road and I can pay my bills or I can transfer money to my employees or I can buy stuff. And that makes it really convenient for me as a business owner to be able to do anything I want.
And that is one of the reasons why the cloud is becoming a better way in doing business because it is cost effective and it is convenient. And those two things are really important to any small business.
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