Cloud Computing or simply cloud computing is a type of technology that allows the user remote access to programs, software and documents such as music, games, photos and videos through the internet. To be clearer, cloud computing makes it possible to access files in addition to performing different tasks over the internet, that is, you will no longer need to install applications on your computer, for that you will access online services to do what you need, since the data is on a network.

It is very likely that at some point you have already used cloud computing services, for example, Google Drive, Dropbox or even iCloud in your company. All these and other services are provided by shared servers, which offer the possibility of access to any user connected to the internet.

This reality of cloud computing means that jobs are improved, done with much more agility and, of course, security. Because of these and many other benefits, it's easy to see that this is one of the main pillars of the future of IT. Learn how and what are the advantages of migrating the IT environment to the cloud.

Tips for migrating your IT environment to the cloud

It is a fact that the decision to migrate the traditional model of IT infrastructure to the cloud raises a series of doubts and, of course, a lot of work. Performing a full migration requires a lot of planning and strategy, so we've separated some tips that can help anyone thinking of joining cloud computing.

Perform a technical diagnosis of the IT structure

To start a new job, it is necessary to know how the current structure is going. If your company has an IT department, they are the ones who will help in this work, otherwise, the best thing is to always look for a specialized consultancy.

list the priorities

With information in hand about the company's current IT structure, now it's time to list what will change first, since not all software needs to be migrated to the cloud at the same time. The tip is always to prioritize more complex systems, that is, those that require more maintenance or are sensitive and need more security.

redundancy strategy

A very important tip before migrating IT to the cloud is to list all the company's operations that need constant backups and redundancy, that is, the applications that need periodic copies so that they can keep certain data safe. Cloud computing is the most suitable in these cases, since there is no concern about storage space.

Choose the most suitable cloud

It's also important to choose the best cloud service provider for your business. The tip is to research, seek references with other entrepreneurs who are already in the cloud.

Benefits of migrating IT to the cloud

Among the advantages of migrating IT to the cloud we can highlight:

  • Greater security in the data center environment;
  • Ease of access;
  • Reduction of costs with own infrastructure;
  • Flexibility in hiring resources;
  • Restore and Backup made easy;
  • More flexibility;
  • More agility;
  • Data protection;
  • Ease of sharing information.

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Sky.One Team

This content was produced by SkyOne's team of cloud and digital transformation experts.