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Is your business capitalizing on the cloud?

An excellent cloud data solution can have a huge, positive impact

on your business intelligence.

4 key benefits an excellent cloud data solution will bring you:

#1 – Reduce the need for managing infrastructure

Cloud technologies will enable you to spend less time on managing data infrastructure and spend more time on getting insights.

#2 – Save you money in the long run

Help save money by avoiding expensive hardware upgrades and on-premise solution costs.

#3 – Flexibility

Cloud storage and capacity can be adjusted to support changes in workloads.

#4 – Your data can be accessed from anywhere

You’ll be able to access your data whenever and wherever with internet-connected devices.

Today’s most prominent cloud technologies

Amazon Web Services

Amazon was the pioneer of cloud storage and the industry’s original player. AWS launched in 2006 and currently contains over 70 cloud offerings, encompassing Compute, Storage, Database, Developer Tools, Network and Content Delivery, Security, Analytics, and Mobile Services. The cloud solution competes directly with Azure, and the two products are the premier solutions in the market.

Microsoft Azure

Azure is a collection of cloud services including Compute, Storage, Database, and Networking. There are close to 50 individual offerings in the Azure platform. The cloud solution is based on Windows, so development can be done in the same languages used for building Windows apps (Visual Basic, C#, C++, T-SQL). Users can create apps using familiar Windows technologies like Visual Studio.

What makes them different

  • AWS has more product offerings
  • Since the beginning, AWS has been more friendly towards open source clients, whereas Azure is more attractive for existing Microsoft shops (this is actually changing, as Azure is trying to make itself more attractive to open source clients)
  • Azure development tools are the customary Microsoft SQL/Developer tools like Visual Studio, SQL Server Management Studio
  • Microsoft rounds up usage charges to the minute, while AWS rounds up to the hour

Your business can capitalize on the cloud.

Moving applications and databases to the cloud can be a complicated process. We can do it for you or we can help guide you through the most efficient process, saving you time and avoiding common mistakes.