4 tips for choosing the best cloud service

by Dec 15, 2015Cloud & Hosting

Do you know how to get the best cloud service for your business?

Transitioning to the cloud is a huge undertaking, but it can be made less painful with the best partner–the best cloud service partner, that is. First and foremost, it is important to choose a partner that will be forthright about their capabilities–particularly pricing.  For example, you want to be presented with a budget that will take into consideration all the little extras that might affect the total cost. In addition, you want to make sure there is open communication. The best partner must be transparent and make you aware of issues that might affect the initial and agreed upon time frame. Here are four tips of what you should look for when it comes to choosing the best cloud service:

  1. The best cloud service partner will offer you support, offering solutions to your every-day data management issues.
  2. Your cloud service provider should have value added resources at their disposal.  This could take the form of strategic partnerships with other providers.
  3. Your cloud service provider should be willing to put in the extra work to make your transition to the cloud as painless as possible.  It should be minimally disruptive to the business process and daily business operations.
  4. Your cloud service provider needs to be able to gauge your business needs and grow with you as it relates to the cloud.

In light of the fact that 47% of marketing departments will have 60% or more of their applications on a cloud platform in two years, it is urgent businesses that want to enjoy future growth find the best cloud service provider now. Forbes Tech

There are a lot of options out there. We hope these tips were helpful in selecting the best cloud service for your business. For more information regarding cloud services , please contact us.

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Dale Shulmistra is a Business Continuity Specialist at Invenio IT, responsible for shaping the company’s technology initiatives -- selecting, designing, implementing & supporting business continuity solutions to bolster client operational efficiencies and eliminate downtime.

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