Hopefully you are now ready to move your business to the cloud, as it’s become increasingly clear that this is more than just a passing trend. We can see a transition in the market with hosted PBX, hosted exchange and Applications. From the ringside you may have come to realise that your business can reduce expense and benefit from the applications and scalable infrastructure that previously, was exclusive only to larger businesses. Migration to a cloud service can indeed deliver a number of advantages for businesses including costs and reliability, but it also presents a number of risks if the migration is not executed properly. In order to help you organize the migration process, make sense of your options, and avoid any major missteps, use the following business checklist as a roadmap to get started. Identify your critical data. Before you begin the process of selecting the cloud vendor and service line, it’s important to determine exactly what data will be critical to migrate. This will guide your decisions regarding cloud service, as you’ll need an option that provides sufficient space for your data. If it’s been a while since the last time you archived information or cleaned up outdated customer info, this is a good time to do a little (or a lot of) spring cleaning. Once critical data has been determined, your IT staff or support company will be able to determine how much storage will be needed now and in the future, and whether you have enough bandwidth to support the remote access. Develop a BCP – Business Continuity Plan. If something goes wrong during the...
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