No more waiting for physical hardware, provisioning of new computing instances can be done in seconds. Autoscale or manual scale your architecture to achieve cost optimization.
Fully managed services
Cloud technologies at the present time can provide you with a massive choice of managed technologies like Queue Services, email/text/SMS Notifications, Streaming, Configuration Management, even Big Data processing using Hadoop.
All infrastructure is PCI-DSS Level 1, ISO 9001 and SOC 1/2/3 compliant. Additional security using encryption and Virtual Private Networks (VPN) can be implemented.