Data Security and The Cloud – Is Cloud Computing Safe?
Is cloud computing safe for your business?
With a recent documentary on RTE, which focused on the Social Media aspect of Cloud Computing, there has been a little hysteria among Irish business owners. The uncertainty is understandable. However, it should be made clear that The Cloud our personal data from Social Media lives on, is completely different from the secure platforms Zinon Cloud provides to businesses.
It must also be said that this uncertainty about the security of The Cloud is nothing new; it’s a question the Zinon Cloud team gets asked all the time, and one that is Googled by 100s of people every day.
Is Cloud Computing a risk?
Cloud Computing is no more a risk to your data security as is a private dedicated server. In fact, in many cases migrating to Zinon Cloud will make your data safer. Not only are your files backed up and protected on an encrypted server that is maintained by highly qualified and experienced IT experts, but your files are prevented from any unwarranted changes being made to them, being removed, or information contained in them being seen by the wrong people.
It’s a fear of the unknown
The Cloud is something our team deals with every day from a technical perspective. Our customers don’t; they use the platform, yes, but they don’t delve into server encryption, back ups and up dates. Often, potential customers haven’t even got the experience of The Cloud that our existing customers have. That’s why we understand that a lot of people are skeptical when it comes to this area of IT.
The most common reason for concern is simply because you can’t see it – and you know what they say, “seeing is believing”. It’s a fear of the unknown for a lot of business decision makers. The fact is, however, most of us use the cloud every single day, trusting it with our information. Do you have an Android or iPhone? We bet you back your photos up. That means you’re using the cloud, and it means you’re trusting it with sensitive and personal information. Once we put this across to customers, they’re more relaxed about trusting the cloud.
You can control where your data is kept
The assumption that you cannot control where your data is kept is not entirely true. You get to choose which company you work with, to ensure that your files are in a place you trust, managed my IT professionals that you can trust. Our customers are reassured by the fact that we keep our servers in Ireland, and that they can reach our team whenever they need assistance.
Zinon Cloud assures each of our customers of the safety involved in our system Not only are your files backed up and protected on an encrypted server that is maintained by highly qualified and experienced IT experts, but your files are prevented from any unwarranted changes being made to them, being removed, or information contained in them being disclosed to, or accessed by, the wrong people without permission. If you would like to learn more about our secure cloud services, contact Zinon to arrange a meeting.