Every time you access a website, you are interacting with someone’s hosting service. Simply put, a hosting service is a business that provides the technologies and services you need to store or access your website, mobile app, or database. Some of our clients choose to host their own internet solutions – but this can be cost prohibitive for small to mid-size businesses.
Services like Microsoft’s Azure allow small to mid-size businesses have access to cloud-based applications for a fraction of the cost because it eliminates the capital expense of buying the hardware and hiring someone else to set it up and keep it running.
Most of our clients who use the cloud with us choose Microsoft’s Azure. Once you read about their compliance, easy integration with development tools, and security, it’s not hard to see why we prefer it over many other options out there. If you’d like to know more, here are a few articles that may help:
What is Cloud Computing?
What is Azure?