We’re debunking some of the specific assumptions that underpin reluctance toward cloud storage one by one.

Misconception #1: Cloud storage is insecure in comparison to local storage.

If the cloud host and IT manager work together, data hosted in the cloud can be more secure than data hosted locally. To begin with, encryption is rarely used when local storage is used. Except for a few local data centers, most IT companies keep data without encryption. This can be a concern if industry security standards are not followed. Furthermore, if the locally stored data is encrypted, the encryption keys are almost always kept in the same place. The data is encrypted at the host, and the company can keep keys on its local network with cloud hosting. This keeps encrypted data away from the source of decryption in the cloud, making it safer.

Misconception # 2: Using the cloud exposes your data to further security dangers.

Because the term “cloud” is frequently connected with “public” locations, it has an unjustified reputation for being less secure. In actuality, the public cloud has had very few security breaches. According to research, businesses that adopt suitable cloud visibility and control technologies by 2018 will have one-third fewer security problems than those that do not.

Misconception # 3: You don’t need any assistance.

 Many consumers mistakenly feel they don’t need help because everything is automated in the cloud. While cloud computing does require less continuous maintenance, there are still occasions where help is required.

Misconception # 4: Using cloud storage will hurt your business’s performance.

Improved availability and reliability from anywhere in the globe are two of the most significant advantages of cloud technology. If everything is set up correctly, you should see an increase in performance as a result of better resource utilization and fine-tuned services for load balancing, caching, and databases. Many cloud providers also enable a seamless connection with a variety of content delivery network providers, allowing you to deliver dynamic information faster.

While cloud-based services grow in popularity, interested parties must refute the cloud’s fallacies and instead focus on understanding the system in all of its varied roles. This allows for more informed decision-making and ensures that organizations who want to use the cloud have access to the tools and platforms they require to be successful.


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