Whether you have a firm rooted business or you are an emerging one, the question of cloud services verses owning your own servers is always on the table for discussion.
Planning to start a business? This should be phase 1 of planning and implementation. Have a successful multi generational business? Innovation and development are the key to keeping up with success in today’s rapidly changing world.
At first glance this seems fairly self-explanatory. One is virtual space that is hosted by a provider and the other is your physical hardware. What is best for your business?
Let us go through some of the key factors in making this decision.
Let’s start with pros and cons.
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Moving to the cloud? – Welcome to the 21st century business! With cloud computing you can expand your business beyond the bricks and mortar. With our business environment changing day by day it is imperative to be adaptable and current in a flash. Once you have your cloud services in in place you will be up for the challenge.
ISG Grizzly Shield Security Services
We take an easy three step approach to helping organizations Secure their AWS environment:
Pinpoint – Understand the level of maturity your security program has achieved and the possible gaps that may be present.
Jump Start – Develop Project plan/Roadmap for initiatives required to bring your Organization to the point where 24 X 7 monitoring can be leveraged, and data consumed by an MSP or internal staff or a combination of the two.
Monitoring, Training, and Ongoing Management – 24 X 7 monitoring and alerting based on defined SLAs.