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Before I continue, I would like to clarify that I am not writing this article as an IT expert in computer science but more as a consumer that has used the IBM cloud vista platform for my daily work. Thus, let me give you an introduction to what is IBM cloud vista platform, the basic features, and the benefits for a corporation to install one for their company’s database.
When it comes to the IBM cloud vista platform, most of the working professionals will be more or less familiar with the functions and the purpose of their work life. But not many are familiar with the definitions and how it benefits organizations in managing their important database on the daily basis.
A simple definition is that a cloud platform helps to transform a physical IT infrastructure into an online base utility that serves as a medium to allow users to connect to the infrastructure using the internet to upload or download information without the need to install physical servers in your company and support them.
Cloud computing platforms like IBM cloud vista are cloud service providers (CSP in short) hired by companies and pay them on a monthly or yearly subscription fee to utilities the available computing resources such as their in-house servers (Physical and virtual), data storage, application and development tools. These services are host remotely in a data center that has managed by the cloud services provider.
Nowadays, most companies will prefer to use cloud services as it helps to save cost since they do not need to buy servers to install in their office premises and hired IT technicians to support the server room on the regular basis.
Cloud platforms like IBM cloud vista also allowed companies to use their enterprise applications immediately and resolve any technical issues without the need to wait for their IT department to help with various hardware or software issues. Cloud platforms also make it easier for IT developers and data specialists to use the platform for their daily work with ease.
The best part in using cloud platforms is that it gives the flexibility for companies to adjust and scale their capacity requirements depending on the business situation which has deemed to be cost-effective and efficient for the companies and cloud service providers also allow companies to tap into their global network to spread the applications to other users in the global scale.
With so many advantages in using cloud platforms, it is not a surprise to see more companies regardless of their industry have started to use cloud platforms and service providers like IBM for their company’s database management.