Cloud services are great for organisations with limited IT resources as the service provider is responsible for your uptime and incurs the cost of providing the necessary hardware and maintenance, while you can make use of as much or as little of the service as you need.
Making use of a scalable resource is valuable, especially in quieter periods, when you don’t want to be paying for what you don’t need. In busy seasons, you can then use more of the service by logging in and changing your requirement.
When it comes to online backup, choosing a provider that can restore your data efficiently as well as test the restoration process by simulating a disaster is essential. Making sure your your data is not only backed up but restorable is the hidden cost of online backup. Read Redstor’s article: The hidden cost of restoring to a public cloud here.
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