If you’re like many other small to midsized businesses, you need server solutions.
These days, many businesses do not invest in building on-premises hardware to handle their web communications.
Instead, they have a panoply of options, including collocation and cloud services and managed server choices, in order to spin up their own operations without maintaining their own hardware or managing how their servers work – and that’s a big benefit!
If you’re considering this type of setup, we are ready to help you.
As you brainstorm, think about these key elements of your managed server plan.
Pin Down Workloads
What portion of your architecture is going to handle certain workloads? Will your customer data be housed along with your other internal network sources, or will it be separate? How much of your front-line workers’ data has to go through the cloud to the vendor’s storage environment?
This gets you started thinking about how a managed server plan will work practically.
You also need to think about what type of uptime you’ll need. If your business is doing business in multiple time zones, you may need as close to 100% uptime as you can get. On the other hand, if you are only active, say, 12 hours out of the 24 hour day, that leaves abundant time available for planned downtime during the night. That can have an impact on how you plan.
Today’s businesses have to take into account threats like ransomeware and all kinds of other malware and hacking operations.
Having backup data is one of the biggest solutions to data piracy today. Businesses can often continue seamless operations, even if data is destroyed or stolen, as long as they have adequate backups. Think about how this would affect your business in the event of a cyberattack.
Shared or Private Server Setups
One big choice that companies have is between shared hosting, which is cheaper, and individual hosting, which tends to be more expensive but offers your very own custom-built remote storage infrastructure.
There are a number of key points to be made here, and we can help sit down and hash out these issues for your business, to build you the best architecture and services network possible. Talk to Green Olive Tree about whatever you need to support your business – we’ve got you covered! We have an excellent reputation in the area, and a commitment to client support that can’t be beaten! So get in touch today.