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.
Service your workplace regularly
Just because you’ve cut out the hardware with your cloud that does not mean you’ve cut out maintenance costs completely. Don’t neglect application performance management because the cloud needs support too. Make sure you budget for regular check-ups and maintenance to ensure that everything is still functioning as it should.