Like any other technology, Cloud comes surrounded with a multitude of notions and myths. While Cloud the demand for Cloud has increased immensely with more and more businesses migrating, there are still several questions that remain unanswered. Here are some of the common myths and the reality around them:
Cloud is not secure.
How can data really be safe? How can you focus on running your business and achieving sales numbers when you have the most talented and qualified IT professionals working on keeping your data safe — can you really trust them and the system? The answer is yes. Just like a cupboard, you can add an extra lock or layer of security to your data. Cloud vendors have data encryption and functionalities that are more advanced than you can imagine. You can also use behavior-based data to add more layers of encryption to your data. Security options are not limited, and you can choose those that fit your business needs.
Cloud is expensive.
Cloud technology to known to have reduced IT management and personnel cost significantly. When you calculate the cost of people, hardware, power, energy and many other factors, you will realize how much you would save with Cloud. Most providers offer a pay-as-you-go model and many package options that you can choose from based on your needs.
Cloud is unreliable.
With Cloud solutions, you can backup data to multiple servers and storage locations. Even if you lose connectivity, your provider will inform you immediately about how to access your data, whether from a mobile device or any other location. That is the best part about Cloud, especially in today’s remote work scenario. When data is stored in the Cloud, you or your team (you can control the access) can access it irrespective of connectivity, device or location.
Cloud is too complex.
On the contrary, Cloud has many easy-to-use features and is very straightforward. Most interfaces have a dashboard that will give you an overview of your data with rich insights. Accessibility and navigation are convenient and complex processed are simplified.
Cloud is inefficient and time consuming.
Cloud pretty much takes care of itself. It reduces your time spent in managing data and information. Once you are setup, you don’t have to do anything. Software upgrades and system management happens automatically in the background. You will constantly get notifications about new features releases and knowledge bases that will help you and your team work more efficiently and productively.
If you’re worrying about these notions or any others, schedule a consultation today to speak to one of our experts. Our team will assess your business needs and work with you to formulate a reliable and efficient migration strategy.