Cloud Computing Myths

A few myths about Cloud Computing that we hear all the time!

Moving to the Cloud is cheaper.
Think of a Cloud Computing in terms of real estate. Would you rather rent or own? Which is better? Which one saves you money? The answer is murky in either case and you need to look at these things on an individualized basis.

You should have everything in the cloud.
Base your needs business/computing needs in reality. A hybrid solution is not a bad thing.

Everyone is doing it.
The fact is that while there is a trend towards cloud services, the bulk of the IT spend in America is spent on in-house infrastructure. By a wide margin.

The Cloud is less secure.
Cloud Computing is no more or less secure than in-house services. Due diligence should take place in either case. Take care with some providers as concerns your privacy and ownership of the stored data.

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