Whether you were for Remain or Leave, now the country has decided our future we have to make our businesses ultra-competitive in all aspects – quality, service, reliability and price.
Innovation is the key to moving forwards in this new business environment, one of certainty that we ourselves control the outcome – growth or decline.
Innovation is risky, right?
Not if you take advantage of the investments from those who have paved the way for you - utilising the huge power in public data centres from Microsoft, Amazon and Google. Their massive data centres provide gigantic resources available to us all, removing the power bottlenecks and providing total reliability and security when compared to in-house IT hardware.
Using a data centre you’ll move all your systems and applications to the cloud and remove the need for on-premises hardware except the desktop unit and network connection. With that goes the cost of the hardware, depreciation, operating system and database software licences, power and data back up systems, service contracts and complexity.
Instead you get a single monthly invoice for the service you’ve used which includes all the software licences, database licences, Office suite licences, e-mail, anti-virus, back up, disaster recovery and best of all – these costs are a fraction of what you’d have to pay to purchase the same.
The monthly costs are not simply the purchase cost spread over 3 years or so – they are genuinely lower costs unavailable any other way. You’ll especially benefit on licencing costs if you need enterprise level Microsoft SQL by moving to Azure SQL Database as the licencing model is very different.
In all cases it provides a cost-effective, high availability solution by storing multiple copies of databases, business continuity and disaster recovery with backups and geo-replication, elastic scale and rapid provisioning.
MIS Hosting are a Microsoft Gold Hosting partner and we would be delighted to discuss the pro and contra aspects of migrating to a public hosting service whether it be Microsoft’s Azure, Amazon’s Web Services or Google’s Cloud Service.
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