Picking a solid provider essential with cloud storage

By Sonian
In Channel
October 17, 2013

Sonian Marketing / Sonian

Businesses are always looking for better ways to implement cloud storage to increase corporate flexibility. It’s essential that these options are sound and reliable so that companies can count on their infrastructure, even in times of crisis.

As CIO Online wrote, it’s important that organizations know their cloud providers have tools in place to ensure that their operations are properly safeguarded in the event of any kind of disaster. The source pointed out that one major vendor recently shuttered its operations, potentially leaving its clients without adequate cloud storage, protection or backup resources. The company only gave its customers a few weeks to remove their information and re-home their operations, potentially leaving many businesses scrambling for continuity options.

The Electronic Engineering Journal stated that trying to shift a large volume of data from cloud storage to local hosting can cause significant latency and lag in corporate systems. Instead, having a mixed or hybrid environment might be the best option for other firms facing similar concerns for the future. Such approaches are also preferable for companies that want to ensure their resources are safe from natural disasters or hacking instances. Whatever the threat, having a diverse storage landscape is essential for maintaining continuity.

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