Enterprise cloud storage offers a number of benefits -- scalability, reduced infrastructure and predictable costs, to name a few. But moving data to a public cloud introduces a host of new concerns that organizations must address when evaluating providers.
To further complicate matters, no two enterprise cloud storage providers are alike. Service-level agreements, pricing models and regulatory compliance know-how differ greatly from one service provider to another. Here are the top factors to consider when choosing a cloud storage provider. If you take the time to weigh these factors, you can proceed with confidence.
Attend the live workshop Making Cloud Storage Work For Your Organization, given by storage guru Howard Marks at Interop New York this fall. Register now for Interop, Sept 29 to Oct. 3 in New York City.
Crystal Bedell is a freelance technology writer specializing in security, cloud computing and mobility. As the principal of Bedell Communications, she helps technology providers and IT media companies create engaging thought leadership content. Prior to launching Bedell ... View Full Bio