With widespread access to the internet and increased use of cloud storage, it is sometimes easy to forget the amount of data that can be accessed without needing physical space. There is less need to find shelves for photo albums, DVDs, old text books, periodicals, or even handwritten notes. All of that information has to be stored somewhere. As a result, data centers are expanding rapidly to supply the storage that basement shelving would have handled for most people just a century ago.
There are now over 5,000 data centers worldwide, and that number is constantly increasing. All data on the internet runs through a server at one of these centers every time you request it. Check out the infographic by ServerCentral for more amazing facts about data centers.
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Before the Internet, everything was legacy hardware and software. You turned your work on and off and it only came with you if you brought it. Most of the time, that wasn’t possible, being that it was confined on a heavy desktop computer.
After the Internet, everything can stream, from music to video, to documents and accounting spreadsheets. Cloud computing is nearly a $20 billion industry today. It’s a game-changer.
So, why does it make sense for small businesses? It’s packed with advantages. It works smarter, faster and is the smarter investment.
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Time clocks are needed for every business that pays its employees by the hour. Employees need to have a reliable way of tracking how much they have worked, and the business must have an easy way of obtaining information about the hours worked by employees. These clocks are helpful in many ways, and they provide the business with many options for accounting and handling payroll.
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Manufacturing software has changed how companies do business for the better. One of the ways in which this software is used is to help oversee all parts of the manufacturing process. Software of the highest quality can be easily used across several industries.
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So the first of the month flitted by.
As did the fifth, and then subsequently the month ended. Oh, months, will you ever change your ways? No. Somewhere between the mortgage or rent, the utilities, the Lowes card, the Capital One, the Care Credit for the cats, of course the car payment and insurance, and let’s not forget Junior’s daycare, somehow something slipped through the cracks of your airtight system… you know, that one notebook you keep on the kitchen counter. It’s not working, and also, it has spaghetti sauce and your dad’s pulmonologist’s phone number scribbled on it for reasons unknown. It’s time for a new system. And if you run your own small business from home or a nearby little office, your notebook is seriously going to love partnering up with an app.
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