Energy Bill Reduction Through Cloud Migration

Cloud migration may not be the most prominent and direct solution that may come to mind when you think about cutting costs to reduce monthly energy expenses. But moving to the cloud and deploying a virtual desktop solution is one of the clearest sustainable and practical choices.

The rising cost of commodities, supply chain turmoil and a labour shortage are just a few hurdles that continue tormenting SMEs and large industries across Ireland. The high utility bill and price of fuel pressure the business’s bottom line. For example, employees seek alternative work options that allow them to work flexibly, save on fuel costs and introduce work-life balance. An employee turnover predicament leaves companies no choice but put financial resources into hiring and training new employees while battling energy inflation.

How to Cut Cost

Hence, businesses must think of ways to conserve resources and create healthy processes that are cost-effective over time. Companies should introduce innovative reforms without undermining quality or business performance. But is cutting – cost possible without impacting business operations and employee performance? YES. Saving or cutting costs does not mean sacrificing quality or letting go of non-essential elements (company outings, employee perks and privileges, etc.).

Understandably, it is daunting to cut costs and roll out changes in business dynamics, especially when you have not done a drastic cost-cutting measure before. It is not easy to decide what your business can go without. However, modernising your IT infrastructure is one major step to helping your business navigate financial sustainability through this economic ambiguity. Migrating to the cloud and introducing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure allows your business to trim down your energy cost without impacting your business operation.

How Cloud Migration Adds Efficiency While Reducing Energy Cost

Moving to the cloud not only cuts your energy bill in half but also allows for work flexibility. Introducing remote desktop infrastructure not only provides efficiency and security but also gives employees a chance for remote work option – a move that is not only environmentally friendly but a factor that allows employees to limit travel expenses.

Moreover, if your business maintains an in-house server or local data storage, this entails constant energy use. A local server also emits high temperatures, which require a cooling system – another element that eats up your energy bill. Furthermore, a local server also requires tight access security protocol, hardware maintenance, hardware upgrade every few years and IT personnel.

Migrating your business to the cloud eliminates the surmounting pressure of energy inflation. It also adds data security measure, introduces business efficiency and flexibility, alleviates the need for hardware maintenance and even cut overhead cost while getting 24/7 support from varying IT experts. Businesses must consider digitalising company operations to reduce expenses without waiving service or product quality. Migrating to the cloud and employing a virtual desktop is one of the most obvious solutions. 

If you want to learn more about virtual desktop deployment and cloud migration, talk to cloud migration and innovation experts at Zinon IT Solutions at or call us at 045 409 140.