Why You Need Managed Cloud Server Hostingby Ansh Dassh Self Employed Cloud computing benefits are quite well- known by now. You must look at ways to take complete benefits of the technology. While managing the business on your own is a very good initiative, there are times when it becomes a problem to manage everything. You will start neglecting on some factors and can overlook an important aspect. This can happen in your business too. In your anxiety to expand your core business, you may neglect on the technical aspects related to your server. This is where and one of the reasons you must consider managed cloud server hosting.
What is managed hosting?
The cloud runs on virtualization but still like every other technology, the cloud also requires to be managed and maintained. If you have a business based on the cloud you have two options
A- Manage it on your own. Here you must employ experts, train them up to your business requirements, ensure the tasks are performed on time, monitor and maintain the IT, negotiate with service providers and procure the infrastructure components, maintenance and much more similar or
B- Can hire the services of a third-party provider and buy the managed cloud server hosting. Your business will enjoy the power of cloud computing without having to burden yourself with the technical responsibilities. You may focus on core business responsibilities full-time while your host makes sure you get all the resources to get the best performance.
A Wider choice of management:
The managed cloud server hosting works out to be cost-effective. The technical experts with the host take complete responsibility. All the computing resources, storage, operating systems, networks are monitored and maintained by them. In addition, they maintain the entire tools and applications, databases, your e-commerce store functionalities and more. You as a client can choose the services you wish to entrust your host with.
To elaborate in detail, some of the services at the infrastructural level of managed cloud server hosting includes database management system monitoring, system administration, operations, audits, reporting, performance testing, architectural guidance, proactive monitoring, DNS management, security and compliance management, backup and disaster recovery, around the clock support and trainings etc.
At the application level, the services include development and operations tools (DevOps) to ensure better communication and collaboration between the software development and project management teams, application deployments, database management, digital marketing platform tools and software that include WordPress, Magento, Oracle, and more. The host also manages and maintains all the Microsoft applications including .NET, SharePoint, Microsoft exchange email hosting etc.
Managed cloud server hosting comes as a cost-effective alternative to self-hosting as it removes the administrative headaches of enrolling qualified personnel, providing training, paying salaries, perks and in case they quit, starting all over again.
Your staff can focus on improving core business applications. You have superior quality security provisions as the providers offer robust firewalls, anti- malware solutions. The managed hosting providers take several steps to protect your business from D-DoS attacks. They offer you with all the PCI or HIPAA regulation assistance in case your business is concerned with mission-critical applications such as credit card payments or health care related information.
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