The last few years have witnessed tons of enterprises around the globe migrating to the cloud. Thanks to the benefits and advantages provided by the cloud as well as the efforts taken by enterprises of all segments and marketers to push cloud as a staple diet for 2020 and beyond.
However, a recent survey states otherwise. It is observed that many enterprises jumped the cloud bandwagon without putting too much thought into their IT strategy and bore the brunt of it in return. As a result, a lot of enterprises began ‘unclouding’ or rather returning to their safe on-ground premises. While doing so, it is learned that these enterprises ended up making huge amounts of data loss, that too without taking a backup on their cloud servers. Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? More than sounding stupid, it is also sad how enterprises don’t think such things through and end up making a huge loss for themselves.
With this article, we aim to help you make sound decisions with simple and effective strategies that will work for you while choosing cloud hosting or even migrating from one provider to another. This, in effect, will help you save costs, maximize cloud hosting and even boost the performance of your website.
1. Classifying data before it is transported
The thumb rule pre-data migration or hosting while setting up cloud is to classify the data as important, semi-important or not important and prioritize their journey to the cloud. Classifying important files gives you an idea as to what actually has to go to the cloud and which ones can be done away with then and there. Failure to sort files or classify them can lead to surmounted costs while storing large data in the cloud.
One way of curbing these costs is, as mentioned above, …Read More