Should your business still leverage the public cloud?

In 2020, public cloud usage spiked as many businesses needed it to stay operational in the midst of the stay-at-home orders put in place in Charlotte, North Carolina. But after more than a year of using a public cloud platform, some companies are evaluating whether they should continue doing so or switch to private or hybrid clouds.

Reasons to take business continuity to the cloud

In aiming for growth and longevity, business leaders find ways to arm their organizations with tools that get things done smarter and faster. Luckily, there are two resources that you can use to achieve both — data and technology.

But what if your data gets compromised by a breach, an outage, or a natural disaster? Do you have safeguards to minimize these interruptions and restore your operations? Do you have a business continuity plan in place?

According to research by IDG, business continuity planning is one of the top reasons many investors are turning to the cloud.

6 Common mistakes to avoid when moving to the cloud

According to Flexera’s 2020 State of the Cloud Report, 93 percent of organizations are in the cloud — using a mix of public and private cloud services to increase productivity, flexibility, and cost savings. Because of the COVID-19 quarantines, many companies have allowed their staff to work from home.

Is cloud computing right for your business?

Cloud computing. You may have heard of the term; after all, it’s been making waves in corporate circles for some time now. Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Amazon have led the way and embraced cloud technology with open arms -- and now they’re reaping the rewards of early adoption.