How can cloud computing help organizations adapt to market challenges?

To survive in this COVID-19 age where companies are deliberately looking for the solutions that may help them deal with the business challenges, cloud computing and its associated tools prepare them with cost-effective strategies.

From adapting well to the risks involved in real-time to collaborating well with clients remotely, business entrepreneurs and other experts (either tax or finance) need not hassle for the solutions.


This is so because it is easy for them to change the game anytime with the features like gain in productivity, no hardware cost, and fewer chances of error with the automation offered by the cloud, etc.

Cloud computing solutions for improving business resilience

Without investing money in cloud technologies emerging in the market nowadays, companies can’t adapt well to the challenges.

To cope up well, a business resilience matrix can be used for safeguarding the assets organizations require to create a reputation in the existing market. 

1. Managing a workforce for successfully implementing operations  

Work from home option is trending nowadays. For those who feel hectic to do the daily hustle, they can now sit at their homes and accomplish the tasks assigned.

With cloud computing, it is easy to create virtual teams so that employees not only contribute to success but also promote and stimulate the extension of general management – personnel management.

This is necessary as companies (like small scale) are losing an average of 3000 dollars per day due to coronavirus which will become costlier and unrecoverable – if not encountered with result-oriented solutions at appropriate timeframes.

However, few costs will be incurred as companies need to think effectively and implement strategies that can outweigh the hour of downtime. This needs to be done as fast as possible because the downtime – if exceeded – may invite consequences that are hard to analyze and difficult to rectify.

2. Forecasting and identifying the procedures

Risk management offers a framework so that companies may migrate their resources. The sole purpose is to review the frameworks used by the existing assets.

The cloud computing environment is so robust and dynamic that experts can’t only detect the areas prone to unexpected risks, but also monitor and handle them with algorithms.

Such algorithms of the cloud are solely capable of ranking the identified risks involved in business and then, experts can prepare necessary flowcharts and reports so that companies need not suffer financial losses for a longer duration.

Furthermore, a systematic review can be prepared and presented to upper management before risk managers may execute the plans of this strengthened framework across the verticals of the organization.  

3. Securing the market reputation of companies

Effective communication keeps the operations engaged. To improve the tactics of business resilience, it is necessary to maintain the reputation and thinking constantly about leveling it up – instead of its deterioration.

With the security protocols of cloud computing, it has become easier for the companies to showcase their value by eliminating the risks involved in managing the assets acquired.

This is because the information such assets require to execute the outputs as expected is stored with higher security levels of encryption.

Such protocols are named as transport layer protocol, file transfer protocol, Kerberos, and Wired Equivalent Privacy. All of them are capable of analyzing the access points leading to data leakage to unknown sources.

Furthermore, the encryption standards used by them are so strong that hackers who prefer to penetrate inside the virtual servers can assertively be identified with much of the authentication functions used by the encrypted keys of these security protocols.  

It is much convenient to scale the business resilience strategies in such a computing environment that is fast, secure, and reliable in analyzing the transmission loopholes and rectifying them under the existing security standards.

4. Governing cash flow without any physical setup

One can expect business continuity in payroll and other administrative operations if and only if the event of threat occurrence is scaled with low probabilistic value.

Since there is no need for physical infrastructure for setting up the cloud technology, SMBs i.e. Small and Medium businesses can tackle the constraints prone to more costs and higher risks.

This is possible as SMBs need not spend high up-front costs on hardware, manpower, and infrastructure. 

With a cloud computing application stacked with necessary resources, SMBs can implement the tactics for managing budgets and other constraints necessary to handle acquiring better cash flow management. 

As per the statistics, more than 80 percent of businesses fail to acquire better cash flow management that can scalably handle failures in unexpected times. But the cloud-based applications have offered them a helping hand as the employees not having appropriate knowledge of navigating these applications can now be trained.

Such type of training will be beneficial as these employees can’t only manage cash flows in the future but also improve their plans of business resilience by integrating well with the qualitative and quantitative measures of these applications.

Moreover, these secured and robust cloud-based applications have the potential to save money with better techniques of resource utilization so that SMBs need not think twice about the preferences of their selection.

Expert advice to organizations using cloud

Organizations that are still relying on the conventional ways of doing business may expect profits but won’t get them.

The most relevant reason – lack of cloud computing solutions. Furthermore, the ways that can improve the existing plans of business resilience can only deliver fruitful results if the organizations start implementing the usage of cloud-based applications.

Such applications are robust, flexible, and easy-to-access because they use the most powerful and centralized networking topologies of cloud frameworks.

Also, the fundamentals used by the cloud-based applications in predicting the growth and downfalls at peculiar instances are worth accepting. 

This is because the standard operating procedures prepared by the small and medium-sized companies may require these fundamentals to deliver their services in this COVID 19 age.

Besides, organizations must accept a complete transit from conventional ways of doing business to the advanced one so that the information that has created their reputation can’t be stolen by the attackers having intentions to decelerate the prosperity and progress.

Vishwa Deepak

As a content strategist and writer associated with Sagenext, I do more than just stringing letters together into words. My core competency lies in producing useful and amazing content related to technology trends, business, cloud computing, Quick books hosting, and finance.

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