A lot of companies talk about the bottom line of cloud computing, focusing on cutting expenses through agility and efficiency – but the true value of the cloud is a lot more. Not only does this technology allow businesses to trade in big outlays for more affordable monthly subscriptions, but it makes essential tools accessible to everyone.Teams are more agile, workers are more productive, collaboration is better supported and businesses can be more responsive to changes in their industry. When looking at the cloud on a larger scale, it’s clear that the shift to cloud-based platforms andapplications has positive impacts that go farbeyond individual brands. The macroeconomic impact is vast and the commercial contribution of the industry has bolstered the global economy.