There’s a lot of talk about cloud server solutions these days and you might be tempted to take the leap. But, before you make any kind of decision, you should have a clear idea of what you’re spending now and how it compares to the price of cloud solutions. The first thing you have to do is look beyond the initial costs of an in-house solution vs. the monthly cost of the cloud. The real picture of what’s cheaper goes far beyond the cost of a new in-house server or an annual subscription to cloud servers.
Securing systems, data and end-users is vital in today’s cloud-first mobile world. With information essentially becoming the currency of the digital age, enterprises need to put proactive measures in place to protect access to their data. If you’re hosting your business solutions on Azure, Microsoft has several security services that give you the visibility and […]
If you’re like many SMBs, you probably depend on QuickBooks software to process payments, print cheques and even check your clients’ credit card information. You’re not alone. Recent statistics show that QuickBooks is the favored accounting software for more than 29 million small businesses in the US alone. You’ve probably installed QuickBooks on an on-premises server or computer and in your office. You might have even heard about QuickBooks Online, but you’re wondering if it’s worth all the trouble. Did you know that it’s probably more convenient and easier to Host your QuickBooks with a cloud provider?
In an era where everybody speaks IT, you may already know enough about clouds! But let me tell you, there is always room to learn more. Cloud service providers offer three different types of cloud service: public cloud, hybrid cloud or private cloud. This article will focus on the Private Cloud.
You’ve heard the buzz about the cloud. You know it’s an option to consider for replacing your on-premises servers, running your applications with better performance, storing data offsite, and that it is more efficient for your business. Have you started looking for a provider yet? Deciding to purchase your current hardware took you a lot of thought and effort. You worked hard trying to figure out your business needs and how they will evolve over time, in order to buy the adequate hardware for storing and processing your data. The choices you made in the past have had a direct impact on your budget and time. You’ve had to spend hours in datacenters doing setups and maintenance.