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Technology only gets more advanced, allowing companies to work from anywhere in the world and work with customers all over the world. It is essential that your customers work with suppliers that support their global reach while receiving the best solutions and services that enhance their business.     

Leveraging the Cloud Can Open New Doors  

There are three significant benefits from Cloud that can allow businesses to succeed. To leverage the Cloud properly, your customers need to focus on the cost of infrastructure, security, and collaboration tools. 

Cost of Infrastructure  

Without the proper cost management strategy in place, infrastructure costs can quickly get out of hand. Ensure that your customer is looking at inventory visibility, clear cost management policies, cost-saving infrastructure changes, and systems that provide alerts. Versatile applications allow customers to get the most out of their business. Helping them find applications that maximize their workflow without the high-cost infrastructure. 


Figuring out your customer’s security needs can be highly beneficial, but it can be difficult. A discussion needs to be had with their current service provider to figure out the best strategies for their Cloud usage. Talk about the four main types of security with your provider: visibility and compliance, network protections, compute-based security, and identity security. If their needs are not being met, it may be time to switch them to a provider who can give them what they need. Data must be kept secure when doing international business.   

Collaboration Tools  

The Cloud provides a low-cost environment to build and test software that companies can rely on. It is important to consider the ease of use, scalability, integration, and multi-functionality. When working with employees, customers, or other companies worldwide, being able to collaborate allows for smoother communication and the transfer of information.     

Help your customers leverage the Cloud, and you will find how smooth their business runs. They will be surprised at all the new opportunities that can come from fine-tuning their Cloud operations. If you do not know where to start, please reach out to our Cloud specialist at Tradewinds. We want to help you succeed.