Home » Reliable Data Centers » Cloud Based Storage Cloud Based Storage The Benefits of The Cloud The major benefit is the cost of storage. The cost of backing up your data tends to rise when you when you factor in the cost of any equipment needed to do so. With no physical presence in your office, the cloud doesn’t take up space, another premium benefit. Storing all your important, confidential and sensitive information on the cloud in many cases is more secure than using local storage. Storing data online comes with the added benefit of having data encrypted both during transmission and while at rest, this makes sure that only users you authorize are allowed to interact with your data.