October 19, 2018 - Kenneth Odem
The 5 Key Benefits IaaS provides for Retailers
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a huge force in driving costs down in a world where margins are razor-thin. Combined with the increasing competition that pure online retailers pose, it is absolutely vital that your organization be as efficient as possible – not only from a cost perspective but also from a performance and availability standpoint.
In order to get a brief, meaningful snapshot of the benefits that IaaS poses for the retail industry, we have compiled a few of the key benefits of using an IaaS for your organization. It is hard to appropriately rank these benefits, as they are all very important, so pay no attention to the listing order.
Benefit #1: Availability
Your organization can’t afford downtime, no matter if that means the website, ERP systems, accounting software, or other corporate applications. IaaS helps maximize uptime from within your environment to having multiple layers of power, network and cooling redundancies on the physical level.
Benefit #2: Efficiency
Refocus your resources on more revenue generating functions by utilizing a Managed Private Cloud. With a proactively-managed environment, Wowrack’s team of 24/7/365 in-house experts monitor, remediate and maintain your environment, freeing up your time to focus on other tasks.
Benefit #3: Managed Security
Cybersecurity is one of the biggest factors with going with an IaaS as is business continuity. By utilizing an IaaS such as Wowrack, you can rest assured that your environment is constantly evolving as new emerging threats come out on all facets of the infrastructure.
Benefit #4: Reduced Overhead
CAPEX can be a huge unexpected burden. With an Iaas, you will have a steady, predictable bill without having to worry about things like UPS or generator purchases and maintenance, physical security, HVAC/Cooling maintenance, network build-out as well as personnel since Wowrack is staffed 24/7/365 in all engineering aspects (networking, system admins, NOC, data center technicians etc.).
Benefit #5: Customer Delight
IaaS helps facilitate big data analytics so that you know who your buyer is along with providing a fast, simple and secure buying online buying process for organizations with a high focus on e-commerce. Make it easier for your buyer to do business with you by utilizing an IaaS who can optimize your environment for performance with maximum uptime.
How can Wowrack help?
Wowrack is a global leader in various services including Disaster Recovery, Private & Hybrid Cloud solutions, Colocation, Backup Services, Managed AWS & Azure, SD-WAN services and more. All of these can optionally be co-managed or fully managed by Wowrack 24/7/365 team of experts. With a workforce that is 80% engineering, you can rest assured that no matter what challenges you face, Wowrack is by your side to help.
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