Thinking of moving to the cloud? As in, thinking of outsourcing the hosting of data and applications to a network of servers located… somewhere? managed by…. someone? While cloud computing offers a seemingly easy option for managed hosting and ubiquitous access to your applications and data, as with everything in life, it may come with a price.
We recently came across this excellent checklist for those considering a move to the cloud, prepared by the Law Society of B.C.: http://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/docs/practice/resources/checklist-cloud.pdf
Though written for law firms considering cloud computing, the extensive questions it encourages you to ask of yourself and your potential cloud provider are invaluable.
Andornot has been hosting databases and web applications on servers we own and manage, in a secure data centre in Vancouver, Canada, for many years. We offer personal service to every client who hosts with us, and havemany satisfied clients. Contact us for more details.