CLOUD SERVICES

How is your organisation approaching cloud technology? With so much talk about moving to cloud storage and the different types of cloud architecture available, where do you start to evaluate what’s best for your organisation?

Cloud technology promises huge benefits to business – cloud storage can free your business from the limitations of local shared drives. There are three basic approaches to adopting cloud technology:

Private Cloud

A private cloud involves a secure cloud based environment where only specific clients can access and operate within the boundaries of the corporate firewall. The private cloud incorporates the benefits of cloud technology but maintains the security of a private network. This does mean, however, that it is limited in its flexibility when rolling out to multiple users across random locations.

Public Cloud

Public cloud describes perhaps the most common cloud model, where services or data is made available across the internet. One of the main benefits is accessibility and the delivery of applications or data is easy to roll out and access. However, public cloud storage is often regarded as less secure than the private cloud, which has traditionally caused some concern in take up of moving to the cloud.

Hybrid Cloud

A hybrid cloud integrates both private and public cloud technology. The different methods are used to serve different functions within an organisation and, although more complex to set up, it is often a good route to exploit the best of both worlds. For example, an organisation might choose to host their client or financial data using private cloud storage, where it is more secure, but house general collaborative documents in the public cloud, where employees can access data from any location they happen to be working from at the time.

Benefits of moving to Cloud technology

Reduce spending on technology – by renting server space, there’s no need to spend big money on hardware and the associated maintenance. IT spend can be scaled down by reducing the number of servers and high spec PC’s.

Improve efficiency and flexibility – employees can access critical data and applications without having to be in the office or work to conventional working hours

Streamline processes – being able to share data centrally enhances collaboration between departments and promotes efficiency.

Increase security and business continuity planning – holding data centrally increases security and helps with disaster recovery planning. Should your office encounter an issue, such as fire damage or power outages, you’ll still be able to access company documents and applications remotely. Backing up your data in the cloud also eliminates the many risks associated with on site back-ups

At Infinium, we are especially good at taking the time to understand your business and then fitting the IT around your objectives. Our objective is to facilitate our customer’s ability to deliver their product or services to their customers. Choosing us as your cloud storage provider will help you make the most effective use of cloud technology for your business.

Infinium provides IT software solutions to improve your business efficiences

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Infinium are specialists at installing and maintaining infrastructure in unconventional environments and locations.

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Infinium are Specialists in providing outdoor and indoor wireless networks

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Our Cloud services include Office 365, Offsite backup and storage along with a variety of backup solutions

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