Moving to the Cloud?

Moving to the Cloud?

If you’re thinking of moving your personal computing or business computing to the cloud and you live or operate a business in Ontario, Canada there are various cloud solutions which are available from Canadian providers who are familiar with Canadian privacy laws regarding the storage of data.It’s not uncommon to want your data backed up on Canadian soil. We at 1ComputerServices Inc. a Canadian owned and operated company would be delighted to learn of your needs and make recommendations regarding which cloud service makes sense for you.

The cloud is essentially a place on the internet where you can keep things like pictures or word documents or operate programs and applications like email or accounting software to name a few.  Cloud service is offered by many providers but the quality and features of each particular cloud service can certainly vary. To familiarize yourself with a more technical overview we invite you to check our article titled:Moving to the Cloud which explains how the cloud functions and documents some of its history and evolution. It will remind you that moving to the cloud can be a great way to lower your overhead by reducing hardware infrastructure costs.

Many people and businesses are moving their data and operations to cloud based computing systems and the benefits are numerous. Firstly, moving to the cloud can certainly save you lots of space, especially if you are a business with many hard drives. Secondly, employing a cloud service is on average less costly than purchasing and maintaining hardware. Thirdly, the accessibility of your data in most cases is increased as you can now retrieve your data from any computer on the internet.  Fourthly, your file sharing capabilities are increased or at least no worse than before. Lastly, mostly every cloud service allows you the ability to automatically back up your data to the cloud, relieving you of remembering to back up your data.

If you have further questions on Canadian cloud services please contact 1ComputerServices Inc.