In today’s world, we hear a lot about companies trying to move everything to the cloud – hoping to magically fix all their problems and gain a competitive advantage in their business.
We also hear about companies who still want to run as many workloads as possible on premise, whether for cost savings or control. Some having been burned by the unpredictable costs of a “cloud-first” initiative, finding their bill is shooting through the roof faster than Space-X’s new rocket. While cloud providers seemingly like to talk about cost savings and how their products are better than on prem, your pocketbook doesn’t always agree.
We’ve seen many different types of scenarios for businesses of all sizes and industries. Sometimes the cloud is the right option, and sometimes it’s not. As with most things in the IT world, the answer to the question, “is it right for you?” – it depends.
For some companies, knowing where to start is half the battle – Is your company big enough? Are you ready for it? How do you go about choosing a cloud provider? If you find yourself asking these questions, don’ worry. Our experts are in your arsenal, no matter how big or small the metaphorical battle might be.
If you find that cloud migration is right for you, initial planning is crucial for your longevity in the cloud, keeping maintenance and rework to a minimum.