Workloads small businesses should move to the Cloud

Workloads small businesses should move to the Cloud

For different organizations workloads means differently according to their needs, especially in cloud computing. A workload refers to a computer system’s ability to handle and process work e.g. for Google search, a workload is processed by data centers that find and present results.

A small business’s goal is to maximize their available limited resources and opportunities to gain profit, fortunately, cloud computing aids this goal and more with sophisticated cloud services to minimize the Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) and Operational Expenditure (OPEX) while being competitive technologically. We are here to guide you on some of the perks of the moving essential process and infrastructure for you especially for small businesses in Nigeria.

Here are 3 Key workloads cloud services can undertake for small businesses

Data Security

In the Ponemon Institute’s recent global state of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium-Sized Businesses 2019 report, they found that two-thirds of small businesses had experienced a cyberattack in the last 12 months alone. It has also been stated by Industry experts that cybersecurity incidents will cost businesses over $5 trillion within the next five years alone.

These grim reports emphasize how Data security is a major concern for small businesses today. The various risks from unintended incidents such as accidental deletions.

To intended and malicious attempts by Bad actors to hack systems to steal important information or hold data for ransom. With these major threats within and outside the preview of small businesses, it has become imperative for small businesses to secure their data.

This aspect of cloud computing can help carry the overall digit security burden with globally approved security infrastructure of small at the minimal rate (pay-as-you-go) helping the original goal of small businesses as previously stated.

Business continuity

According to Business continuity focuses on keeping business operational during a disaster. To stay competitive local and global, businesses must be effective and efficient to the expectation of consumers but this is possible if this is functioning for big businesses and enterprises they have the financial power and traditional infrastructure to perform this.

Business continuity solution helps small businesses focus on keeping their business operational and competitive in the market at a cost-effective price rate.

Disaster Recovery

Crisis and unexpected incidents happen every day. These are the problems small businesses face, unlike Business continuity solutions which keep a business operational in crisis, disaster recovery is a careful and measured plan to restore the business’s data, servers, files, software applications, and operating systems to their previous state.

This used to be an expensive process for small businesses. With Disaster recovery solutions small businesses can take advantage of its cost-effective solution i.e. pay-per-use environment, to support unexpected crises e.g. light outages.


Small businesses now have a fighting chance to innovate and compete to maximize their limited resources without breaking the bank.

If so, feel free to Contact Cloudflex for some of the most reliable, secure, and cost-efficient cloud solutions.

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