The amount of data produced by your business and customers has increased dramatically. Operational expenses that come with hosting data onsite has grown to accommodate information growth. Cloud storage offers a fluid and cost effective data storage option for businesses.
Cloud provides unlimited storage and computing power to businesses. There are two different types of cloud that are commonly used, public and private. Deciding which the best for your organization is can be difficult. Before we discuss the advantages of private cloud, you should understand the differences between the two.
As cyberattacks have recently grown in frequency, many organizations have been unprepared. The Ponemon Institutes’ 2016 Cyber Resilient Organization Study found that 53% of organizations said that they had at least one data breach involving 1,000+ records in the past two years.
Security, reliability, and disaster recovery are the top three challenges companies are faced with when utilizing cloud storage. Today, data recovery is at the forefront of many of our minds. Disasters happen, whether they are natural, man-made, or accidental, and they have become more common in this age of cyberwarfare. Disaster recovery budgets remain the same for many companies, but yet, end users cannot afford downtime. Optimize your DR plan and slash your budget with a cloud based DRaaS solution.
Cloud Hosting is an incredibly effective tool for businesses today. Companies of all sizes are able to take advantage of state of the art resources without the colossal expense of hardware and skillset investments. Unfortunately, the circulation of rumors about the cloud have scared many from utilizing this tool. Don’t allow some common myths about the cloud to slow you down or distract your business from progressing.
As the Cloud Hosting market evolves you’re seeing many partners and customers lacking a sense of predictability. Vendors have pushed pricing models that make it difficult to predict and understand costs and margins from bill to bill leaving you and your customers in difficult situations.
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Small businesses are moving to cloud storage at an all-time high in 2016. The majority of all startup companies born in 2016 have entered the “Cloud Generation,” while established small businesses continue to migrate. Hosting your own IT is a variable cost that fluctuates monthly hurting profit margins. Leveraging the cloud, a fixed cost solution, enables small businesses to significantly reduce their operating costs. Beyond cost, cybersecurity and eliminating downtime are also major reasons why cloud hosting is the most cost-effective measure a small business can make when it comes to their IT.