What you should know about cloud migration and the benefits of making the switch., for your organization
Read on to learn about the security advantages and migration techniques of cloud computing and cloud-based tools. You may have heard a lot about the benefits of cloud computing, but do you know why—or how— it can help drive greater impact?
From security advantages and organizational control of data to ease of use and increased agility, cloud-based tools can help your mission.
In fact, by cloud migration, you can take advantage of:
1. Cloud-based applications are here to stay
2. Security comes standard
As cloud technology improves, security fears lessen. In a survey of enterprise IT managers, security is no longer ranked as the #1 concern when it comes to cloud computing.
56% of organizations reported storing sensitive or confidential data in the cloud in 2016.
Enterprise IT managers who have rated cloud security as a significant challenge:
One of the biggest advantages of moving to the public cloud is the security team that comes with it. By moving to an enterprise-level public cloud, you’ll experience:
3. Move at your own pace
Cloud migration does not need to happen all at once, and it’s recommended to migrate to the cloud over time with a hybrid approach—the combination of an on-premises, private cloud and third-party, public cloud services.
On average in 2015, businesses were simultaneously experimenting with and running data on 3 public clouds and 3 private clouds.
4. Using the cloud doesn’t mean new tools
Moving to a cloud-based solution doesn’t have to mean retraining employees. Many solutions allow you to use the same applications your employees are used to, with access to files anywhere online.
5. The sky is the limit
Cloud adopters see various benefits from their technology, although businesses’ top-cited benefits in 2016 include: