When Should Your Firm Move to the Cloud?
By Steven Hsu • NIRIX
Posted: April. 10, 2023 3:4526 PM MT
|Technology is constantly evolving to improve functionality and productivity. Recently, there have been massive developments in the cloud computing sector. Advancements like DaaS are a great option for a number of businesses.|
Finding new ways of being more productive must be a priority for every firm, regardless of the sector you work in. Whether you are in healthcare, architecture, the financial industry, or legal services, you need to remain in control of your business so that you are one step ahead of the competition.
Technology is a very big part of any business, and the right tools will boost efficiency and increase profitability. The cloud is a single platform that can make your operations simpler and more streamlined, and your company will experience a number of benefits if you were to move to cloud computing and managed services. The main question is when to transition to the cloud as you need to focus on a favorable time that would allow you to maintain cost efficiency and practicality.
Moving to the cloud is a great idea, and it is recommended that you do this if your firm is going through any of the following scenarios:
Replacing Old Hardware
If your firm is limited by its capital spending allowances, you can turn to the cloud, which would be a more affordable and flexible solution while also providing countless other benefits to both employers and employees who need to work remotely from their portable devices.
If your firm is growing and your current infrastructure can no longer cater to your needs or that of your employees or customers, it is a great time to migrate to the cloud. This would be a great alternative to increasing the existing servers, PCs, and licenses and preventing the ongoing maintenance of your old infrastructure.
Moving to a New Location
If your company is moving to a new location, you should look to the cloud as part of your renovation project because this would allow you to minimize any downtime if you were to get your cloud desktop solutions up and running in advance. This would prevent the need to set up new or old infrastructure following your move and would also allow your workforce to be more mobile. Additionally, you would also save time as you would not have to deal with manual configurations at your new location.
If your firm is looking for a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy, migrating to the cloud would be ideal. This would provide you with a more secure and efficient way to operate remotely by using private and public networks instead of browsing from unprotected devices. Certain clients will demand specific security standards, and cloud solutions will easily comply with this request.
If you are in need of a virtual desktop or are looking for desktop as a service, NIRIX can help! We can help take your business to the next level, contact us today for more information!
About the Author
President and CEO at NIRIX
Steven Hsu is the founder of NIRIX. In 2001, Steven started NIRIX in the true HP sense – as a “one-man shop”, out of the basement of his home. Since 2001, with his personal business philosophy acting as his driving force, Steven has worked diligently over the decade in turning his vision into reality by recruiting talented people, developing new innovative product offerings, and delivering top-notch customer service.