window._mfq = window._mfq || []; (function() { var mf = document.createElement("script"); mf.type = "text/javascript"; mf.async = true; mf.src = "//"; document.getElementsByTagName("head")[0].appendChild(mf); })();
407-478-6600    Get SUPPORT

TaylorWorks Blog

Tip of the Week: Which Storage is Better for Your Needs?

Tip of the Week: Which Storage is Better for Your Needs?

Keeping your company’s data safe is extremely important no matter where it is stored. Making the decision to store data in the cloud or in an in-house server is just one consideration you need to make. Today, we will compare these two options to help you select the one is right for your business.

Cloud Storage
There are many advantages to using the cloud for backup and storage. Firstly, the platform is cost-effective because not only are you likely paying for only the space and services that you need, you also don’t have the extra utility and maintenance costs that onsite hardware tends to come with.

Another benefit is the scalability that you can get in the cloud. You can always get just the amount of space and computing services that you need, which is not something that you can expect in the case of an in-house computing platform. By being able to increase and decrease space as needed, all you’ll need to do is notify your service provider, and they will increase or decrease your storage space accordingly.

With cloud-based storage, you also typically improve on your accessibility. Any data stored in a cloud-based storage facility can be accessed through most Internet-connected devices that run an Internet browser (or through an app). Just log into your account and gain access to all the information you need when you need it.

Depending on your business needs, some of the few disadvantages cloud storage brings may not even impact your decision. The big one is speed. If you have a lot of data to store, and your Internet connection is less than stellar, backing up or transferring data to the cloud provider could take a while.

Local Storage
Speed is the one main advantage of storing your data locally, but there are some others. Businesses that rely on in-house computing infrastructures have more options than those that use cloud-hosted solutions--especially since you can just unhook the drive and the data is protected.

By having complete control over the management and design of your in-house computing infrastructure, you can create some pretty useful setups that will save your business money. Not only can you set up multiple virtual machines on one server, you can have full-scale redundancy to protect all of the information on your systems.

Some downsides include the upfront expense of purchasing all the major hardware and software systems needed. Scalability is more difficult, and most damning, if your data is saved, backed up, and protected in one place, if that one place gets hit with any issues, your data could be inaccessible, or worse yet, destroyed altogether.

While you have to make decisions for your business, depending on TaylorWorks to help you make the right ones is advisable. Call us today at 407-478-6600 and one of our professional IT experts will help you design and implement a storage plan to meet your business’ needs.

Are You Intrigued By the Tech of CES 2018?
Protect Your Organization's Data with Backup and R...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Tuesday, November 13 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Tag Cloud

Tip of the Week Security Technology Network Security Cloud Best Practices Privacy Managed IT Services Business Computing Data Backup Hackers Email Malware Data Hosted Solutions Data Recovery VoIP Outsourced IT Mobile Devices Innovation Tech Term Google Microsoft Backup Hardware Internet Cloud Computing Business Continuity Software Saving Money Internet of Things BDR Ransomware Communications User Tips IT Services Communication Android IT Support Small Business Efficiency Cybersecurity Business Smartphones Chrome Cybercrime Network Workplace Tips Productivity Disaster Recovery Browser Artificial Intelligence Managed IT Services Applications Law Enforcement Computer Managed IT How To Gadgets Router Business Management Windows 10 Two-factor Authentication Smartphone Information Server Money Save Money Computers BYOD Business Intelligence IT Support Data Security Avoiding Downtime Mobile Device Management Phishing Collaboration Data Protection Windows Virtualization Compliance Training Firewall Passwords Blockchain Apps Identity Theft Analysis Productivity Word Alert Servers Bandwidth Social Engineering Office 365 Proactive IT Miscellaneous Telephone Systems Connectivity Upgrade Social Media Mobility Spam IT Management App Document Management Redundancy Remote Monitoring Facebook Vulnerability IT Plan Voice over Internet Protocol OneNote Password Wi-Fi Information Technology Windows 7 Private Cloud Access Control Comparison Paperless Office Unsupported Software Data Breach Smart Tech Data Storage Scam Managed Service Spam Blocking Budget Automation Microsoft Office Update Infrastructure Credit Cards VPN Big Data Value Operating System Website Virtual Assistant Business Owner Fraud Education Bring Your Own Device Holiday Data loss Networking Mobile Computing CES Sports Unified Threat Management Employer-Employee Relationship Telephone System File Sharing Workers Keyboard Encryption Mobile Device Machine Learning Flexibility Content Management Work/Life Balance Settings Solid State Drive Camera Gmail Addiction Save Time Sync Amazon Web Services Hard Drives IoT Password Management Audit MSP Theft Thought Leadership Patch Management webinar Remote Work Bing Strategy YouTube Risk Management Cast Software as a Service Outlook Knowledge Computing Infrastructure Mouse Augmented Reality Computer Care Tools Multi-Factor Security Recycling Cache Wireless Technology Telephony Emails Online Shopping NIST Government Remote Worker Google Apps Streaming Media Virtual Reality Regulations Conferencing Public Cloud Authentication Black Market Content Filtering Marketing Hacker Frequently Asked Questions Network Congestion Specifications Administrator Human Resources Students The Internet of Things Root Cause Analysis Samsung Cortana Software Tips Trending Downtime Virtual Private Network eWaste Wireless Internet Hacking Charger Skype Evernote Business Technology Insurance Instant Messaging Cryptocurrency Computer Fan Wiring Content Filter Worker Commute Managed Service Provider HIPAA Proactive Fiber-Optic Nanotechnology Battery Electronic Medical Records Excel IT Consultant Millennials End of Support Microchip Staff Legal Healthcare Entertainment Meetings Botnet Users Physical Security Lifestyle Project Management Criminal Wire Start Menu Wireless Charging Practices Safe Mode USB Data Warehousing WiFi FENG Health Office Tips GDPR Password Manager Storage Flash PDF Accountants Remote Computing HVAC Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Cables Tip of the week Leadership Workforce Digital Signature Electronic Health Records Travel Windows 10s Technology Tips HaaS Warranty Data Management Mobile Netflix Hosted Computing Recovery Google Docs E-Commerce Business Mangement Wireless Amazon Google Drive Enterprise Content Management Line of Business Unified Communications Devices Windows Server 2008 Telecommuting Search Engine Windows 10 Screen Mirroring SaaS HBO Current Events Printer Smart Office Cleaning Professional Services Inventory History Presentation Experience Relocation Lithium-ion battery Computer Accessories Search Two Factor Authentication Content Tech Support CrashOverride Techology Printers 5G Vendor Management Music Assessment Humor Safety Bluetooth Help Desk Company Culture Politics IBM Internet Exlporer Audiobook User Error Webinar Wearable Technology Customer Relationship Management Television Transportation Competition Hybrid Cloud Video Games Managing Stress Books IP Address Automobile IT solutions Hiring/Firing How to Customer Service Public Computer Benefits Worker Mobile Office Fun Internet exploMicrosoft Utility Computing Best Practice Loyalty Quick Tips Domains Troubleshooting Files Twitter Smart Technology Rootkit Scalability Emergency Employer Employee Relationship Advertising Office Shadow IT Hosted Solution Colocation Public Speaking Regulation

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite