Don’t Just Migrate, First Investigate
Questions you need to ask your cloud service provider
Outsourcing any service your business operations depend on can be a risky matter, especially if you don’t put in the necessary effort to familiarise yourself with the type of service the partner you have in mind, delivers. When it comes to exceptional service delivery on a global scale, the name Bell Integration is synonymous with outstanding services solutions and excellent customer care. It is why we’ve turned to Eugene O’Sullivan, the director of strategy and innovation at their CTO office to provide us with the necessary questions you should ask any service provider before entrusting your business to them when you want to opt for cloud migrations services.
“Cloud migration is rapidly becoming the preferred choice for many companies and when a service is in demand, you’ll always find service providers that jump in to reap profits from the specific trend. It is why it is so important to ask the right questions to be sure you are partnering with a company with a trusted reputation and a portfolio reflecting excellence,” Leyland states. He then further expanded on the fact that you need to determine where this company will hold your data. Companies set up data centres all around the country and you must be sure that your data will be in a secure location. Data leaks can ruin any business, not only because it contains sensitive information, but also since their clients can take them to court if they were irresponsible with their private information.
You also need to be able to check in with their existing clients to get the references you need to be sure that this team will take all the necessary steps to take care of a smooth transition. Any hiccups during the process can once again leave your business to be completely vulnerable and it affects your productivity.
Lastly, O’Sullivan emphasizes again the importance of security. The company you are planning to partner with must give you a detailed plan on what steps they take to keep your data safe. You need to know what measures they have in place, how they react when any breaches do take place and what responsibility they’ll carry if such an event do occur.
“During 2019 alone, 5.8 billion records of data were stolen from companies. Information theft is a reality and you need to be sure that your cloud service provider is up for the challenge to keep you and your clients safe,” Leyland concludes.
The focus of our team has always been to provide exceptional service in the form of consultancy in the IT industry. However, it is partially what we have to offer as our range of service solutions are far more diverse and comprehensive. Our company identity is one where we are always working to be the best in our field and we are always working towards being just that on a global scale. It is this mission that drives us forward every day. It is why we would like you to visit our website at http://www.bell-integration.com/ or contact us via phone or emailand see how our team are always moving forward to find the solutions you need.