On-Premises vs Cloud – How to Optimise Management of Your Chosen IT Infrastructure

Imagine that you are ready to expand your IT infrastructure territory. Do you keep your server on-premises, collocate with a third-party datacentre or do a complete shift to the cloud? Choosing one over the other requires a careful weighing of all the options including company infrastructure, the number of IT staff, the cost you are willing to put in and the industry standards that you need to follow. One thing’s certain, whatever you choose, business requirements such as workforce mobility, infrastructure scaling and budget constraints need to be met as efficiently and cost effectively as possible – and without adding to the management burden on IT administrators who shouldn’t have to skill up on multiple different technologies.