April 14, 2021
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6 Ways Cloud Service Providers Reduce Costs for Schools

Cloud services and SaaS systems have changed how the education sector operates and conducts business. With the rise of SaaS platforms like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace, the education industry has been able to successfully pivot to the virtual world–in teaching, courses, and administrative needs. In 2018 alone, over 6 million individuals enrolled in distance degree-earning programs. Moreover, virtual and remote education will only continue to grow, with the online course market expected to gain a net worth of over $25 billion.

For schools K-12 and universities alike, cloud services have been able to offer significant advantages to education. This includes providing resources to students, having a more robust enrollment, and deploying a seamless platform for admin to navigate, and the reduction in costs as a result.

For one school division in Canada, switching to cloud services resulted in $12,000 of annual savings. Showing that one of the greatest assets SaaS platforms can provide is a significant reduction in costs, often bridging the gap between high-quality education and affordability.

Read on to learn how cloud service providers can help the education industry cut costs, and protect their data.


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