2023-04-13 / Cloud in the business

The 3 types of "business cloud" and what companies use them for

by Sabrina Stein
Last edited on: 2023-06-30

Complications in local IT often mean long waiting times, annoyed customers or even data loss, especially for companies. Maintenance costs are high, as are personnel costs. The simplest solution for your business to avoid such situations: the way to the cloud. But what actually is a cloud? "The cloud" does not exist. Strictly speaking, there are several types of cloud. We explain what they are and what they do.

The functional business cloud

For many entrepreneurs, a business cloud is a type of data storage that offers a wide range of functions such as calendars, chat, and the sharing and editing of files in a team. Such a solution supports work processes in the company and in collaboration with customers in a variety of ways. You can find such a solution in our product portfolio as "Nextcloud Hosting".

The future-proof IT on a cloud basis

The second form of business cloud - often referred to as the private cloud - is a flexible IT solution that replaces local servers and complex systems with modern and flexible structures. This solution combines several servers on a technical level in a way that offers enormous advantages in terms of the agility and scalability of the company and its IT. A very good example of this is the Keyweb Private Cloud.

The cloud for disasters

Another cloud solution that really every business should use is cloud-based backup storage - your lifeline in the event of a critical data loss and significantly more important than many business owners would guess. Here, all important company data is backed up twice on an additional data storage medium. One such solution is our KeyDisc Pro.

Do you have questions about the different types of cloud? We will be delighted to advise you!

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Your Keyweb AG