With two Microsoft data centres set to open in South Africa in the coming year, it’s hard to ignore the fact that cloud is here (it has been for a while). While some remain hesitant it’s worth noting that given the state of technology today, it’s clear that when used in the right context, cloud computing and can be effectively leveraged with tangible benefits and real value.
If you’ve just decided to dip your toes in the cloud computing pool you may want to keep the nine tips in this three-part post in mind.
Take some time out to learn about cloud technologies
The only way you’re going to be able to tell whether the cloud is a suitable solution for your business is by learning as much as you can about cloud technologies and strategizing. Look at the pain points you want to address and assess whether a migration to the cloud will help be successful in easing these pain points.