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Cloud Service Elasticity

Cloud service elasticity describes the ability of a cloud service to expand or contract system capacity (memory, storage, etc.) as needed. This feature is essential for businesses that experience fluctuating workloads, allowing them to pay only for the resources they use at any given time. Certain cloud-based services have limitations and may not be able to scale up when needed. Therefore, businesses must evaluate their current and future needs before choosing a cloud service provider.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Cloud Service Elasticity

SMBs should choose a cloud service provider that offers flexibility to scale down or up as needed. This will help SMBs reduce costs while meeting business objectives such as growing revenue and increasing profits. SMBs should understand their priorities when looking into cloud services so they don't overspend on unnecessary features, in which case they could end up spending more because it's difficult to cancel contracts once signed.

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