Cloud Computing has the ability to increase uptime, and accessibility, while decreasing the cost of ownership for application and server management. By using a provider’s hardware, you only pay for what you use, rather than purchasing expensive equipment. In turn, this translates into an ability to scale up and down depending on your needs. With the Cloud your IT department will become a reliable, quick, and value-adding core to your business.
Best Practices: Moving Your Applications to the Cloud
Transitioning from a traditional IT model, to one that operates in the Cloud does not need to be a painful experience. Your applications cannot afford to be down, but how do you move to the cloud without experiencing a downturn in service? To do so, you must evaluate the current Cloud providers and find a solutions provider that will meet each of your needs.
When looking at a Cloud Solution Provider, it is imperative that you understand the way in which your applications will be stored and delivered to you. As a customizable solution, Cloud computing has the ability to grow exponentially, but without a stable footing, your data will not be safe. Your Cloud Provider must meet your needs. Your Cloud Provider must meet 10 Requirements such as Security, Network Performance and Latency, SLA (Service Level Agreement), Network Connectivity, Available Managed Services, Customer Support, Scalability, Flexibility and Experience. With the Cloud your IT department will become a reliable, quick, and value-adding core to your business. To get more information about 10 considerations for the Cloud, Download free white paper click Here.