Cloud Services

Cloud Services New Jersey

Cloud computing is here to stay, but what precisely is the cloud and cloud computing services?  Very simply, the cloud is the Internet, and cloud computing is the delivery of services over the Internet.  If your business is using a hosted email system, you’re already using cloud computing services.  Other examples of cloud applications include Box, DropBox, or Salesforce.

At Ascendant, we understand cloud computing, cloud services, and the value of cloud computing to small and medium companies.  We offer many cloud computing solutions, including desktop as a service (DaaS), virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), cloud-based file systems, cloud-based QuickBooks, and a host of other cloud-based IT solutions.

Not sure if the cloud is right for your business applications?  Let us evaluate your needs.  Not all business applications are cost-effective to run as cloud services.  Are you a New Jersey business looking to move your systems to the cloud?  Let’s talk!.

  • 24/7 Uptime of all cloud-based systems & applications
  • Your staff will have access anywhere in the world
  • You aren’t responsible for software & hardware updates
  • Your business isn’t reliant of physical hardware that could fail
  • Limitless storage capabilities

The cloud offers many benefits to businesses including:

Accessing your data from anywhere you have an Internet connection.
Running your critical business applications in a highly available cloud environment.
Stop worrying about hardware failure, Internet failure & endless software upgrades.
Scalability of your business applications without buying new hardware/servers, etc.
Disaster Recovery and advanced data security.

Some business applications are not well suited to moving to the cloud.  Other applications have security or compliance requirements that preclude running them in the cloud.  Let Ascendant’s cloud experts evaluate your specific needs.

Some of the myths about the cloud include:

You’ll save money.  Not likely, cloud-hosted servers and applications will typically cost you more but offer you better reliability/recovery options.  That the cloud is insecure.  On the contrary, most of your level one cloud providers have security that far surpasses what you can build on-premise.  That the cloud is difficult to control, audit, or adopt.  Most clients can move their assets relatively quickly and without risk of production downtime.