The cloud is a kind of hardware but it has many outstanding features. It is one of reason why the cloud computing is and has been one of the most popular topics related to networking technology. More and more companies and organizations choose to move to the cloud. If you would like to use the cloud, please have a look on our below post, they are what you need to prepare before you make your move to the cloud.
Firstly, please consider the reason for moving to the cloud
You have some types of cloud to choose. Each of them has different advantages and disadvantages. It is impossible for you to move to the cloud instantly. You must understand if the features of the cloud that you would like to choose can benefit your business or not? Why would you like to use the cloud?
– When your business is grown, your network need to be grown, too. So, you need additional hardware. Server must be maintained. The cloud can help you handle this situation. The cloud allows you to run many application one server.
– Computing resources are managed online when you use the cloud. It leads to the fee for managing IT system is cheaper.
– Investing the cloud for your working environment, you will make this environment more flexible for employees. Employee’s collaboration is increased. Everyone can access to many applications which are deployed from the cloud easily and broadly. – All of factors help to achieve the efficiency at work. It means your business will be developed.
– Another reason to moving to the cloud is the security. Protecting and backing up data is very critical for your business. When you use the cloud, you have extra protection for your data by a range of stringent security regulations.
Before deciding to use any cloud provider, please remember to check about security, such as: the location for cloud data center, how to access that provider’s data center, who can access that data center….
Consider about the cloud solutions for your business
There are 3 popular cloud solutions. But it is not easy to confirm that all of them are suitable for your business. You need to understand these solution before choosing:
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the delivery of hardware, software, data center space, networking and storage. If you choose this solution, a high level of cloud management control and flexibility is available for you.
Platform as a Service (PaaS): If you combine IaaS and a set of middleware, software development and deployment tools, you have another cloud solution – PaaS. With PaaS, you can create, develop and deploy on a cloud up to speed. This is the fastest growing solution and many clients choose it.
Software as a Service (SaaS): with SaaS, you don’t need IT resources because it is same as a business application which is created and hosted by a service provider. It means you have minimal control of applications and little or no flexibility.
Understanding features of each of model will be much easier for you to determine which solution to deploy.
There will have changes in the cloud technology. The cloud is considered as a good choice for your business, but considering several points carefully before moving to it is still necessary to ensure that this service is getting better and better to meet your needs.