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An Ultimate Guide to Managed Cloud Storage

Cloud computing has been one of the most remarkable IT services in the industry and a part of cloud computing is the managed cloud storage services that have taken the IT industry by storm especially in the second decade of the 21st century. In this article, we are going to discuss cloud hosting service, their advantages and downsides, their uses, and we are going to discuss why the managed could service provided by The Server colocation are among the most reliable services in the market for many businesses. 

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Before we can get deeper into the article itself, here is an explanation of cloud server hosting and storage services.

What is a managed cloud storage service? 

The managed cloud computing services allow the users to utilize the full potential of cloud computing without the need for technical knowledge for managing and configuration all the services. Your cloud services for your web systems have to be managed by someone; these services do not manage themselves so you have essentially two options whether manage and configure your cloud server settings by yourself or get them managed from professionals in their domains. You can hire and train individuals for your business for all complex tasks, infrastructure management, resources management and configuration. On the flip side, you can allow a trusted partner to do all the complex work to manage your cloud services and you can take care of your business without the hassle of hiring people and signing additional checks and whatnot. 

You can have these services from a managed cloud services provider, where you can choose what are IT functions and tasks you choose to operate at your organization by your team of professionals and what are the tasks and functions that will be left for the service providers. Usually, the customers leave those services that do not require much change for the managed cloud service providers and functions and tasks for processing and storage services get managed in house by professionals of the user’s organization. Almost all of the top service providers provide a busload of services to their customers such as they manage the customer’s computing storage, operating systems, networking protocols, and they can even manage the complex applications and tools that would be on top of this infrastructure. 

Benefits of Managed Cloud Storage

The managed cloud service has a lot of advantages along with the most primary advantages that anyone can have with the cloud computing services. 

  • One of the main advantages that cloud computing has to offer you is that cloud computing allows you access to industry-grade IT hardware and infrastructure without the need of investing in hardware like colocation services. This model of computing allows you to save costs as you will be accessing the resources according to the scaling up and down of your business. Furthermore, in a managed cloud solution you won’t be required to hire a team of professionals to manage the changes to the hardware. 
  • Cloud services allow businesses one of the most flexible solutions to unexpected and planned growth for their business with an incredibly cost-effective solution. The solution is cost-effective to the web hosting services and the colocation services. Let’s say for example that you have dedicated web hosting for your business and your business might have an unexpected growth in an unspecified time scale, you will be paying the dedicated web hosting services even when the need of resources of your business will below. Cloud hosting allows businesses to have the resources as per their need at a specific time.
  • The managed cloud computing services allow you to focus on your business rather than to focus on your IT requirements. Free from all the hassle of managing your IT hardware, technicalities for changes in your hardware management or service configuration; you can focus on your business, your customers and business growth. It is one of the most appreciated cloud managed services offerings in the industry right now. 

There are also unmanaged cloud storage services where the customers will lease access to the infrastructure of cloud services. In unmanaged services, the customers will manage the infrastructure with the configurations along with the tools and applications that will run on top of the infrastructure. These services are mostly provided by Amazon (AWS), Google cloud platform and Microsoft Azure. 

There are services where customers can buy one or multiple services from affordable and less costly companies and have that infrastructure managed by other service providers to manage multiple cloud storage accounts.

What is meant by cloud hosting?

The cloud hosting services provide their customers with hardware from their owned data centers on which the customers run their web system’s workload. These cloud companies have their own hardware stored in their cloud data center facilities. In the cloud hosting services the resources of the hardware provided are “on-demand” basis, which basically means that the resource allocation will be on the basis of performance and as the performance is scaled so will the resources. Another great aspect of cloud services is that these resources will be made available to the users without the need to actively managing those resources from the user. There are also the private cloud services, where a service provider will provide these services to their users, either through the internet, or private intranet connections that will only be accessible by authorized users. The private cloud services are among the most secure virtualization computing services as there is the security of internal hosting service along with the company’s firewall services as well. 

What can we provide? 

The Server colocation provides one of the most reliable and affordable services for managed cloud storage and processing with great customer support and a team of professionals that have remarkable expertise in their domains to provide your business with services that will allow you to excel in the market. We are the most renowned managed cloud storage example in the UK market right now. 

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