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  • 5 Considerations About Cloud Migration

    , Sr. Marketing Manager

    Ethel Klein

    Sr. Marketing Manager


    Ethel Klein is a Sr. Marketing Manager responsible for marketing communications for All Covered, the IT Services Division of Konica Minolta. She brings with her more than seven years of marketing experience, specifically focusing on cloud marketing strategy and technology services and solutions.

     

    Implementing cloud solutions in your business can have significant short and long-term benefits including cost savings, flexibility, increased productivity and more. Here, we’ll look at several benefits of migrating services to All Covered’s Cloud environment that may be important considerations to optimizing your business processes.

    Cap Ex. Vs. Op Ex.

    A cloud computing solution means storing your data off-site, eliminating the need to buy the hardware and software necessary to run datacenters on premise. In turn, the expenditure of storing your data off-site becomes an operational expense; it saves you money using only as much as you need, when you need it.  If you are faced with a large hardware refresh, it is time to consider moving to the cloud.

    Flexibility and Productivity

    Commonly self-service and on-demand, cloud computing services can be set up quickly, giving your business the ability to increase or decrease bandwidth demands with just a few clicks of a button.

    Want to increase productivity? Consider moving your data off-site. Increased productivity is achieved when on-site datacenters, which often require tremendous maintenance, are removed from the equation.  By moving to the cloud, you also unburden yourself from the maintenance of hardware and infrastructure.  This allows your organization to focus on activities that add value to the business.

    Staying Up-to-date

    Remove the need to maintain upgrades to systems in-house by turning to cloud computing solutions from All Covered, which are regularly upgraded to the latest generation of fast and efficient computing hardware. Benefit from reduced network latency for applications and eventual long-term cost savings.  No more capital budgeting for upgrade, no long upgrade weekends for staff and no more disposal headaches.

    Dependability

    Redundancy is imperative in the event disaster strikes. Maintaining your data in an off-site location makes backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity easier and less expensive. Our datacenter is the most dependable place to house data for quick recall should the need arise.  Economies of scale allow us to build our cloud with complete redundancy and full leverage of high availability features.

    Last but not least, Security

    Between 2018 and 2020, researchers from Oracle and KPMG predicted the number of organizations with more than half of their data in the cloud will increase by a factor of 3.5, mainly due to security requirements. Our cloud backup solution replicates your data to an SSAE-16 / SAS 70 type II compliant data center. Data is compressed, de-duplicated, encrypted and stored on our servers delivering the most optimal security for your business’s needs.  Trusting All Covered to house your data helps protect your business from potential breaches and threats with exceedingly secure infrastructures.

    Need help moving to our Cloud?

    Considering the evolution and expansion of today’s mobile workforce, cloud computing solutions become essential. With an innate flexibility and reach, the ability to continually power applications, simplify file-sharing, and deliver information on demand, cloud computing solutions are pillars for the ease of doing business.

    All Covered’s cloud services grow as your business grows; inherently scalable to your specific business requirements. Contact us to learn more about a custom solution that fits your business needs today.

    September 17, 2019

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