fbpx

A major business driver today, there’s more to the cloud than the over-hyped issue regarding its safety. Getting a cloud technology associate certification will easily let you in on the huge impact the cloud has on all types of businesses and debunk misinformation that result to myths about deploying and running applications in the cloud. These misconstrued facts impede innovation and instill unnecessary fear among CEOs, hindering them from using a possible technological advancement that can be key to progress.

Despite the globally agreed upon formal definition of the cloud, multiple perspectives and agendas continue to mystify the subject matter even more. Here, we list down the cloud security myths that continue to circulate and provide the real information you need to make an informed decision for your business.

MYTH 1: The cloud is inherently insecure.

Perhaps the top myth that has to die is that data is not secure in the cloud. There is no doubt that security is important. Data breach and leaks are notorious for bringing down sites and losing companies valuable revenue at the cost of their reputation. It is not appalling to that security concerns remain at the forefront of the factors inhibiting CEOs from considering operating on cloud. But this is also one of the biggest myths surrounding cloud.

The truth is that the risks are the same as those faced by traditional IT solutions. The main difference is that when operating on cloud, security is not a company’s lone burden but a shared responsibility with its cloud hosting provider. That being said, a good provider must have multiple security measures in place—from dedicated firewalls and up-to-date encryption to intrusion detection systems and accredited data centers.

MYTH 2: It’s cheaper to run on cloud.

It is not cheaper to run on cloud but rather more cost efficient. If it’s necessary for your servers to run 24/7 the whole year round, chances are you’ll get the same compute power cheaper using the same dedicated server. The best thing about the cloud is that it answers to varying demands and workload. It also enables companies to switch servers off during lower demand periods to limit infrastructure costs. This automatically improves cost efficiency by matching cost pattern to revenue pattern.

MYTH 3: Everything can be automated on cloud. There is no need for support.

The great thing about the cloud is that everything can be automated from the infrastructure layer upwards. This, of course, does not require expertise of the tools involved. For an app developer designing from scratch to run on the cloud, automation is easy, enabling auto scaling and self-healing with no need for human intervention at all. However, if you do not have this level of knowledge and expertise then it is likely that you will need additional support, at least for the short term.

ITIL_Apex middle banner

MYTH 4: The cloud costs jobs.

There is no correlation between IT resources and the cloud. The reality is that the increasing shift to the cloud will require a host of cloud experts whose skills and savvy will be needed to maintain and strengthen its growth and development.

MYTH 5: You can ignore Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and be more secure.

The BOYD movement is here to stay. Non-support of it and implementing policy on it does not mean a company will be at less risk of data breach. Deploying a mobile content management solution (MCM) because protecting the data will ultimately define a business’ security and compliance requirements.

MYTH 6: Shifting to cloud is a hassle and not worth it.

While the cleaning and architectural issue may be required especially if a company’s working on old servers, migrating to cloud should be hassle-free if you have a trusted and experienced hosting provider. It is possible to make the shift quickly and smoothly with minimal downtime. The intermittent inconvenience cannot outweigh the long-term benefits of the greater efficiency, cost effectiveness of a future-proofed business.

MYTH 7: The cloud can damage the environment.

In reality, cloud computing is the way to go green. On-site data centres use about twice as much power than is actually needed once cooling, lightening and maintenance are factored into the equation. In contrast, hosting with a provider delivers the very latest in power-efficient technology.

MYTH 8: Cloud technology is still in its early phase.

Better think twice about this fallacy. A recent ISACA study revealed that cloud computing is fast approaching maturity. The next four years will witness the constant innovation at an ever increasing pace and continued refinement which will ensure cloud computing meets the needs of every size and type of business. Those that have shifted to cloud will most likely reap the long term rewards.

In conclusion, dwelling on the myths surrounding the cloud will only prevent your organization from realizing the benefits. Cloud computing is an opportunity to minimize financial risk for a net-new project or investment. Part of overcoming the fears of the cloud is knowing what is real and not when you make that move.

E-Learning Landing Pop Up TEST

E-Learning Landing Pop Up TEST

×
calendar_popup

Calendar

No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
Jul 22 - Jul 23SMC - Scrum Master CertifiedManila, Philippines
Jul 23 - Jul 24DRP - Disaster Recovery PractitionerManila, Philippines
Jul 24 - Jul 25CQP - Certified Quality ProfessionalManila, Philippines
Jul 24 - Jul 25PRINCE2 FoundationManila, Philippines
Jul 25 - Jul 29Accelerated Six Sigma Green BeltManila, Philippines
Jul 25 - Jul 26Integrated Metrics Management (People, Process & Organization)Manila, Philippines
Jul 29 - Jul 30DevOps FoundationManila, Philippines
Aug 6 - Aug 9Project Management Professional (PMP)® Training - REP #4536Manila, Philippines
Aug 12 - Aug 14ITIL® 4 FoundationCebu City, Philippines
Aug 13 - Aug 14BCMP - Business Continuity Management PractitionerManila, Philippines
Aug 14 - Aug 16RE - Requirements EngineeringManila, Philippines
Aug 14 - Aug 16Certified IT Manager (CITM)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 15 - Aug 16Intro to Project ManagementManila, Philippines
Aug 22 - Aug 23BIA - Business Intelligence and Analytics FoundationManila, Philippines
Aug 27 - Aug 28Enterprise Risk ManagementManila, Philippines
Aug 28 - Aug 30Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30Agile SCRUM PractitionerManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30ISMS (Information Security Management Systems) PractitionerManila, Philippines
Sep 2 - Sep 4Certified Data Center Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Sep 9 - Sep 10I2BA - Intro to Business AnalysisManila, Philippines
Sep 10 - Sep 12CQL - Certified Quality LeaderManila, Philippines
Sep 12 - Sep 13Data Story TellingManila, Philippines
Sep 16 - Sep 20CEH - Certified Ethical HackerManila, Philippines
Sep 17 - Sep 20Big Data Hadoop AdministratorManila, Philippines
Sep 18 - Sep 20SDA - Service Desk AnalystManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24HR Business PartneringManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24MS Power BIManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24PSM I - Professional Scrum MasterManila, Philippines
Sep 24 - Sep 25CCP - Crisis Communication Planner (ICOR Certified) TrainingManila, Philippines
Sep 24 - Sep 25DevOps FoundationManila, Philippines
Sep 26 - Sep 27Complaints Management - Turning Complaints to ComplimentsManila, Philippines
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
x

Calendar

No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
Jul 22 - Jul 23SMC - Scrum Master CertifiedManila, Philippines
Jul 23 - Jul 24DRP - Disaster Recovery PractitionerManila, Philippines
Jul 24 - Jul 25CQP - Certified Quality ProfessionalManila, Philippines
Jul 24 - Jul 25PRINCE2 FoundationManila, Philippines
Jul 25 - Jul 29Accelerated Six Sigma Green BeltManila, Philippines
Jul 25 - Jul 26Integrated Metrics Management (People, Process & Organization)Manila, Philippines
Jul 29 - Jul 30DevOps FoundationManila, Philippines
Aug 6 - Aug 9Project Management Professional (PMP)® Training - REP #4536Manila, Philippines
Aug 12 - Aug 14ITIL® 4 FoundationCebu City, Philippines
Aug 13 - Aug 14BCMP - Business Continuity Management PractitionerManila, Philippines
Aug 14 - Aug 16RE - Requirements EngineeringManila, Philippines
Aug 14 - Aug 16Certified IT Manager (CITM)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 15 - Aug 16Intro to Project ManagementManila, Philippines
Aug 22 - Aug 23BIA - Business Intelligence and Analytics FoundationManila, Philippines
Aug 27 - Aug 28Enterprise Risk ManagementManila, Philippines
Aug 28 - Aug 30Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30Agile SCRUM PractitionerManila, Philippines
Aug 29 - Aug 30ISMS (Information Security Management Systems) PractitionerManila, Philippines
Sep 2 - Sep 4Certified Data Center Facilities Operations Manager (CDFOM)® TrainingManila, Philippines
Sep 9 - Sep 10I2BA - Intro to Business AnalysisManila, Philippines
Sep 10 - Sep 12CQL - Certified Quality LeaderManila, Philippines
Sep 12 - Sep 13Data Story TellingManila, Philippines
Sep 16 - Sep 20CEH - Certified Ethical HackerManila, Philippines
Sep 17 - Sep 20Big Data Hadoop AdministratorManila, Philippines
Sep 18 - Sep 20SDA - Service Desk AnalystManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24HR Business PartneringManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24MS Power BIManila, Philippines
Sep 23 - Sep 24PSM I - Professional Scrum MasterManila, Philippines
Sep 24 - Sep 25CCP - Crisis Communication Planner (ICOR Certified) TrainingManila, Philippines
Sep 24 - Sep 25DevOps FoundationManila, Philippines
Sep 26 - Sep 27Complaints Management - Turning Complaints to ComplimentsManila, Philippines
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
No class / event scheduled for this month
ENROLL NOW








REQUEST A CUSTOM QUOTE






Request a callback
[contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"]