The cloud servers that are owned, maintained, and located offsite. Hiring a hosting vendor who offers secure cloud services is the most common way that organizations switch to virtualization.
Fewer upfront costs, since you are not required to purchase hardware.
Potential for lower lifetime costs on configuration and maintenance.
Access to expert assistance on setup, configuration, maintenance, and software licenses.
Reduced need for in-house IT talent.
Potential to consolidate servers and increase workload efficiency.
Reduced environmental footprint, due to shared workloads.