The cloud provides countless ways for organizations to innovate and improve operations. Nonetheless, for those who have just seized this great opportunity, you may have some questions about how to make the most of the cloud or even how to get started. Let’s discuss some of the main advantages of cloud hosting tools and why it is important to consider these tools in the coming years.
This is especially important now, and the world is struggling from a global pandemic. So, in various situations, how can cloud hosting tools help your organization navigate this field and optimize operations? Let us find out.
Business people often encounter such situations Important files are on one of their devices, but not on other devices. Even if the files are stored on the internal network, this will not necessarily help you leave the office. The answer to this dilemma is surprisingly simple: implement a cloud-based data storage system.
Cloud-based data storage allows your organization to access data on any connected device, provided that the account is equipped with appropriate permissions. You can process any file anytime, anywhere. When you need to travel or work remotely, a cloud-based data storage system means you will never have access problems again. Since hosting locally can be expensive and time-consuming, we recommend hosting your data in the cloud.
Backup and disaster recovery
If your business is not prepared to deal with data loss, then your future will definitely be at risk. Data stored on different devices can be difficult to track, but if they are all stored in the same location, the cloud, backup and recovery in the event of a disaster will become easier. Although tape may have been the gold standard for a long time, compared with cloud, it is prone to some inconsistencies, such as the possibility of user error, the risk of natural disasters, and the huge physical space of tape that can be taken up.
An automatic data backup system that does not rely on anyone to set up tape is the ideal solution, thanks to the cloud. Backups stored in the cloud provide more redundancy than tape, so you never have to worry about whether the data is available. In addition, you can safely know that there is a copy of the data so that you can recover in an emergency.
Cloud hosting tools
Why limit the role of the cloud to your business to your data and backups? Instead, imagine what you can achieve by using the cloud in more creative ways, such as hosting your business email or productivity suite on it. Hosting these solutions in the cloud can be easily accessed on any approved device, which means you are truly free from the shackles of the office.
You can also apply this principle to hardware solutions to a certain extent. For example, if you have some old software that only runs on a specific instance of the server operating system, you may usually need a separate server unit for that software. Instead of running more hardware, you can use virtual machines partitioned through the cloud, allowing you to host specific instances of the operating system in a virtual environment, thereby avoiding the hassle and frustration of maintaining another server unit.
Start using the cloud!
Don’t wait any longer to start using cloud-based technology. AE Technology Group can help you complete the entire process from conceptualization to implementation.For more information, please contact us (516) 536-5006.