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Signs It’s Time to Migrate Your Business to the Cloud

By Nextrio on August 02nd, 2013 Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditlinkedinmailby feather

Cloud-based computing allows you to access data from anywhere in the country or the world, as long as you have an internet connection. More and more businesses are migrating their data to the cloud, which has many benefits, including improved access and data security, since your information will not be lost if a fire or other disaster damages your physical office. If you still haven’t moved to the cloud, it might be time to do so if:

Your Physical Servers Are More Than 10 Years Old

Like all pieces of technology, servers have a limited life span. The electronic components in these large computers can age, and eventually you will need to replace them to prevent information loss. With cloud-based database solutions, there is no need to purchase a new physical server to store in your office, since all your data will be accessible remotely.

Your Employees Are Travelling More

If your business is expanding to other cities and towns, congratulations on your success! As your employees begin to travel more and more, however, you will need to provide them with a way to access company information from afar. Cloud computing allows you to do so quickly and easily. Employees at your office can collaborate on presentations that your representative can access while meeting with clients 1,000 miles away.

You Use Multiple Databases

When you keep a detailed inventory of products and supplies, a list of preferred clients, a compendium of sales data from past fiscal years, or any other type of corporate database, you want to ensure that this data is secure for your future use. By moving your database to the cloud, you can be sure that your information will be accessible no matter what.

Nextrio of Southern Arizona can help your business migrate to the cloud with our professional managed IT services. For more information about what cloud computing can do for you, call us at (520) 545-7100 or visit us online.