Is Cloud Storage Right For Your Business? Some Pros and Cons to Consider

August 6, 2018Manhattan Tech Support

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Due to the rising bandwidth requirements and shift toward wireless systems, the enterprise network equipment market is projected to hit $30.6 billion by 2020. Cloud equipment is becoming an increasingly popular investment for many small and mid-sized companies. Before you determine whether or not cloud equipment is the right investment for your business, it’s important to know the facts. Here are just a few basic pros and cons of cloud storage options.

PRO: Accessibility

First, cloud storage comes in many different platforms, one popular option being Meraki equipment. Professional Meraki support is also available to ensure adequate storage and data protection. Furthermore, cloud storage offers optimal accessibility — users can seamlessly view and upload data from anywhere with an Internet connection. This also means that time zones won’t be an issue.

CON: Potential Privacy Risks

Redundant data centers provide almost complete (99.99%) reliability, including local network functions still working if the Meraki dashboard went down. While the majority of cloud providers offer nothing but virtually 100% reliable service, there are some providers that may take improper measures and leave your data vulnerable. Our Meraki specialists offer expert Meraki support, ensuring your data is as protected as possible at all times, so this should never be an issue with our services.

PRO: Reduced Operating Costs

About 82% of companies surveyed said that they saved money by moving to the cloud, and it’s likely that yours will too. This is a direct result of the nature of cloud technology.

“Cloud storage for your business will come at little or no cost for a small or medium-sized organisation. This will reduce your annual operating costs and even more savings because it does not depend on internal power to store information remotely,” writes Amy Pritchett on CompareTheCloud.

CON: Potential for Complexity

Finally, it may be challenging to get all employees properly trained on new cloud services and technology for your business. But with some time, anyone can learn and use it effectively.

When all is said and done, 80% of cloud adopters saw improvements within six months of moving to the cloud. Being able to weigh the pros and cons of this innovative technology can help you make the best decisions for your business. For more information about expert Meraki support, contact Manhattan Tech Support.

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