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Setting Up A Cloud Network For Your Home or Business

Setting up a network can be expensive and challenging.  Servers and other equipment and wires must be purchased, and someone with knowledge about the process has to ensure everything is connected appropriately.  Another option, whether in business or a home, you can use the cloud and often spend less than $50 a year for data storage, and maybe a little up front hardware, but compared to servers and other expenses, the cloud network solution is more cost-effective, more convenient, and more practical.

Considerations When Setting Up a Cloud Network

According to Biz Brain, by 2015 more than half of all businesses have set up their own cloud that they can host.  They have done this because by using the cloud they have reduced the cost and the maintenance of the tech infrastructure, often without needing to hire full-time IT staff.

When setting up a personal or a small business cloud, there are some determinations that must be made:

In addition to safety as a service by cloud hosting providers, it is important that support is available from the service. The best service should be available 24 hours a day, every day.  It is also important to ensure that the support is actual technical help, not just scripted support provided by people who do not know how to help and go off-script.

Cloud computing can save money on servers, add speed and connectivity from different places, and provide safety from fires and other disasters that can wreck computers.  Taking the time to set things up correctly with appropriate support is an important aspect of cloud computing.