Managed cloud hosting enables businesses to leverage the full capabilities of cloud computing while keeping costs at a minimum. Managed cloud solutions make it possible for small and large companies to capitalize on the expertise of system administrators, software engineers, and other IT experts to run part or all of their IT operations. This is essentially a cheaper, secure, and consistent way to store your data and applications while streamlining business processes in line with your growth objectives.
Managed cloud hosting guarantees the unmatched performance, reliability, and 24/7 support you need to thrive in an increasingly competitive business environment. It serves as your extended team so you can focus on core business tasks while staying on top of your company’s storage and IT needs.
How do managed cloud services work?
In managed cloud hosting, the service provider controls all or some of the client’s cloud platform, including migration, optimization, and maintenance. This makes it possible for businesses (including startups and small entities) to ensure that their cloud resources run efficiently while avoiding new hiring and training costs. Managed cloud services may entail private, public, or hybrid cloud setups. The cloud services provider evaluates your IT needs and then creates a detailed plan for implementation.
Managed cloud hosting is increasingly popular because it allows businesses and organizations to exercise the same security and other provisions of a dedicated private cloud but with a more efficient and affordable package. When you purchase a managed cloud package, you dedicate IT tasks to a specialized engineering team. This frees your on-site team to focus on important business operations such as service provision, sales, and customer service – rather than having to deal with server glitches and downtime.
Partnering with an established managed cloud services provider like Accrets International can help both small and large companies realize multiple IT and business advantages.
1. Improve cost efficiency and predictability
Many firms see reducing costs as a way to boost profitability and increase resilience in an increasingly competitive business environment. Outsourcing cloud-managed services means that you control and reduce costs associated with network maintenance. You no longer have to foot expensive bills for maintaining or operating a cloud network infrastructure. And neither do you need to hire skilled employees to maintain your cloud infrastructure. You only need to pay a predictable, recurring monthly cost and the cloud-managed hosting partner will get everything done.
2. Future-proof your storage
Managed cloud services providers provide an experienced and dedicated team of engineers. This means that decisions related to your cloud infrastructure and application tools are based on the latest expertise rather than basic research. Furthermore, migrating to a cloud environment is a crucial step to future-proofing your documents and data storage. Cloud computing tech is continually expanding to offer increased functionality. Specialized teams provided by a managed cloud hosting partner can stay on top of all these developments and realize how they can support your company’s unique needs. This is a better way to utilize cloud technology as opposed to having to train your in-house IT staff whenever a new technology comes up or when the latest updates are released.
3. Increase cybersecurity and compliance
Cybersecurity is a nagging concern for organizations across industries. Cloud networks could be vulnerable to intrusion if not fully secured. However, cloud security is a complicated process that requires professionals with advanced skill sets. Many small businesses may not be able to assemble and pay in-house cybersecurity teams. Managed service providers – on the other hand – have the relevant knowledge and personnel to keep your cloud network protected from diverse cybersecurity threats. In addition to overseeing cloud security implementation, specialized engineering teams provided by a managed cloud hosting provider will also perform the necessary due diligence before moving your data to the cloud. This kind of due diligence serves as a basis for security and helps firms in healthcare, online retail, finance, and multiple other industries comply with industry regulations.
4. Leverage scalability and flexibility
Scalability is another key benefit that your organization can realize by partnering with a managing cloud hosting technology provider. Business environments change fast and an organization’s technology needs to adjust appropriately to suit the dynamic environment. Managed cloud services enable businesses to seamlessly scale resource usage based on the current demand. For instance, resources will be increased during peak traffic periods to make sure that your products and services remain available to customers. During low activity seasons, cloud resources will shrink down to reflect the business environment. Cloud managed services also have a targeted flow that continually explores and identifies possible enhancements that can support your organization’s core objectives.
5. Boost uptime and availability
Service and product availability often have a direct impact on customer satisfaction and business success. Cloud computing solutions deliver the reliability and consistent availability you need to keep your business operational. The cloud service provider ensures efficient network uptime so your organization can avoid downtime. Managed cloud hosting services are also very fluid and agile. Large swathes of data can be processed at lightning speed if need be, helping save both time and money. Specialists are also readily available to address any issues or concerns that your business may experience regarding the network.
6. Integrate disaster recovery
An effective disaster recovery plan can help safeguard your data and applications in the event of unanticipated mishaps. Many cloud technology providers integrate managed backup services so you can quickly retrieve business data and resume normal operations in the case of a disaster. This is usually achieved by maintaining multiple networks and data centers with proven redundancy and resiliency to maintain organizational continuity in the face of known and unknown risks and events.
7. Enhance performance with a robust infrastructure
Setting up a network infrastructure is a time-consuming and complex process that needs to be implemented by experienced engineers. Any missteps during this process could result in lost productivity and profitability in your organization. Cloud-managed service providers such as Accrets International maintain a robust infrastructure network that is monitored on a 24-hour basis. Updates are implemented seamlessly over the cloud to keep your cloud infrastructure patched with the latest innovation. Furthermore, business practices can be integrated into how the network is managed.
8. Reduce time to market
Another key benefit of managed cloud hosting is that it equips organizations to save costs, reduce time to market, and enhance service provision at various levels. Particularly – startups and upcoming businesses can take advantage of modern cloud technology within budget. This enables them to use the latest technology to accelerate growth, drive innovation, and automate repetitive business tasks.
9. Free your in-house developer teams
Assembling an in-house cloud computing team can be a costly process that may only be within the reach of very large organizations. Furthermore, you would need to keep training the team to make sure that they are on top of the latest developments in the field. Managed cloud services deliver the software engineers and specialized IT personnel you need to manage your cloud infrastructure 24/7. This frees your existing IT team to focus on long-term IT projects that directly contribute to the growth of your company.
At Accrets International, we work with both small and established businesses to realize the benefits of managed cloud services. We allow you to choose the IT functions you’d like to manage in-house, then take care of the rest.
Our managed cloud services entail both infrastructure and application-level support. These may include architecture guidance, system administration, and monitoring, performance testing and tuning, DNS management, security and compliance management, database administration, developer support and training, and backup and disaster recovery. Examples of application and tools services that we offer include specialized database management, application deployment, Microsoft apps, OpenStack private cloud setup and management, eCommerce and digital experience platforms, and DevOps automation tools.
Accrets engineering teams have a wealth of experience providing enterprise-grade managed hosting services to clients across industries. Our engineers take each project as unique and work to create a custom implementation plan based on your company’s needs. We host Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (e.g. SAP Business One, HANA, and ECC) and time-critical financial trading systems. Accrets teams may also manage your enterprise email and document management systems.
We operate multiple data centers and disaster recovery facilities. Whether you are looking to manage a simple cloud computing storage setup or take care of complex tools and application stacks, our managed cloud services teams are ready to help.