Opinions about the benefits and risks of cloud storage and applications vary widely and differ from business case to business case. We recognise that there are some situations where a hybrid solution is justified. However, the future trend for both is undeniable: managed IT cloud solutions are critical for businesses to thrive.
The bottom line: Implemented properly, housing your data or applications in the cloud is as secure as having it onsite on your own server. Turn on the readily available cloud-based security tools and it is arguably more secure than having your data and applications on an onsite server.
• You own the hardware
• You pay once (Capex)