Have you been using cloud storage in your organization?
The cloud is a great tool and has been valuable for everyone utilizing it, especially businesses and IT professionals. But those pesky “storage full” messages are not so fun.
What can you do about it?
You could pay for more storage … again? Or be forced to organize and manage your data in different cloud sources? But whose job is it to keep track of all of that?
Those are not ideal solutions.
In this article, you’re going to learn the best ways to manage your cloud storage in a way that will not make you want to pull your hair out.
How to Manage Your Cloud Storage
First, you need to get on cloud storage if you do not already use it. You can even just start out with simple apps like Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive. These are very easy to get going.
Using cloud storage will be your unusual should happen … like your hard drive crashes.
Let’s be realistic here, your hard drive will eventually crash and it always happens when you switch over to that cloud storage space.
Once you’re using cloud storage it’s helpful to make sure you do not have any duplicate files or unnecessary documents taking up space.
You just need to log into the storage application and clean up in there a bit. Again, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive are easy to navigate.
Maybe you ‘ve got storage in a few different places and you need a way to organize it all in once space.
Or you need a system to ensure your data is totally safe. Or you really need a good way to enable multiple devices to access the information in your cloud and for multiple employees to access it anytime they need it.
Hybrid cloud storage could help with this.
What is Hybrid Cloud Storage?
Hybrid cloud storage combines all in the clouds while attempting to combat with its shortcomings, like security or latency.
It puts all of your cloud storage into one place so you can easily manage and organize it. There are many options out there.
Finding the Right Management System
Are your documents stored out all over the place, still needing a central home where you know they are safe, organized, and accessible?
Maybe you’re using a storage management system that is not working out for your needs?
Try HubStor, the cloud management system of IT leaders choose and trust.
With HubStor you will see a dramatic reduction in storage and backup costs with our tiering, deduplication, and compression systems.
Compared to on-premises storage, our customers spent 76 – 87% less in storage costs.
You can egress and recover your data from our service at any time, we put you in complete control.
And you only pay for what you use.
No contracts. No cancellation fees. Zero lock-ins.