Cloud Computing in Canada: Peril or Pleasure?

by Jonathan Jacobsen Tuesday, April 25, 2017 4:42 PM

Thinking about signing up for an online service, or moving your existing data or software to "the cloud"?

Check out Andornot's article on cloud computing in the latest issue of Wired West, the newsletter of the Western Canada Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, where we outline the most important things you should think about, and questions you should ask, before taking the leap.

And don't forget that Andornot offers managed hosting of all sorts of applications. Unlike "the cloud", our servers are located in Canada and managed by people you know: us! Contact us with any questions about cloud computing, hosting and web applications.

Cloudy with a chance of ...

by Jonathan Jacobsen Monday, December 16, 2013 11:04 AM

Thinking of moving to the cloud? As in, thinking of outsourcing the hosting of data and applications to a network of servers located… somewhere? managed by…. someone? While cloud computing offers a seemingly easy option for managed hosting and ubiquitous access to your applications and data, as with everything in life, it may come with a price.

We recently came across this excellent checklist for those considering a move to the cloud, prepared by the Law Society of B.C.: http://www.lawsociety.bc.ca/docs/practice/resources/checklist-cloud.pdf 

Though written for law firms considering cloud computing, the extensive questions it encourages you to ask of yourself and your potential cloud provider are invaluable.

Andornot has been hosting databases and web applications on servers we own and manage, in a secure data centre in Vancouver, Canada, for many years. We offer personal service to every client who hosts with us, and havemany satisfied clients. Contact us for more details.

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