While cloud hosting can be pretty great, a few simple mistakes can ruin the benefits of it all. Make sure you’re ready and don’t make these mistakes.

  1. Not securing your information. While the cloud can be safe, that’s not always the case. Make sure you choose your cloud service provider based on their security measures. Find out what they are going to handle from their end and then implement your own security measures from your side of things.
  2. Thinking about short term benefits only. If you’re hosting your site in the cloud, you can expand the amount of space required, depending on your needs. However, most companies think only of the immediate benefits and fail to plan for the possibility of becoming popular.
  3. Changing everything at once. Yes, the cloud is awesome, but that doesn’t mean you should switch your company’s website and everything else over to it immediately. Take your time, come up with a plan and gradually move things over to the new system to avoid problems, which could lose you all your years of progress.

These are just a handful of the most common problems that are faced when trying to make the transition to the cloud. Your company can greatly benefit by switching to cloud hosting, but a slow, well-planned move is best.

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