Small businesses fail at an alarming rate each year. Startup costs, software fees and salaries for employees all add up quickly, and sometimes more quickly than potential new businesses imagined, forcing them to close their doors prematurely.
Cloud computing has been the one bright spot for new startups in recent years. Through the magic of cloud computing, new business can get off the ground with little seed money, operate on a shoestring budget and access the latest technology and applications.
According to an infographic from Rackspace.com, small businesses are successfully using the cloud to host websites, backup files, access software, share documents and more. And they’re doing all that while spending just a fraction of the funds they would if they were using old school technology