Whether you’re starting a new businesses or growing an existing enterprise, it’s important to periodically re-examine your data-needs. It doesn’t matter if you’re a small-time shaved ice stand, a mid-sized online boutique, or a Fortune 500 corporation, maintaining a safe and speedy data-stream is of the utmost importance in a 21st Century market.
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Colocation vs Cloud
“It’s not a one size fits all,” says Sutton. “Everybody has different needs, different business requirements, and different process workflows. What’s best for most organizations is going to be a combination of both of those things.
“Say you’re an advertising company, you make a ton of high definition videos and high definition graphics. That is a lot of file traffic that is moving back and forth. Maybe not something you really want to be doing in a cloud-hosted environment. Something that’s not going to be performing at a good cost-rate. If you do AutoCAD drawings or anything with large files, you’re going to want to have some kind of physical server infrastructure for handling those files. The second you start doing it in the cloud, storage gets really expensive.”
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