FAQ’s

Can cloud computing save me money by reducing my IT budget?

If you have 50 or more employees and you have two staffed I.T. support technicians or an outsourced managed services provider, there is a good chance we can reduce your I.T. budget.

After a thorough total cost of ownership and/or return on investment analysis, you’ll see for yourself if the cloud can save you money.

How does Deconn BizToCloud align with my core initiatives and business goals?

The same way you direct I.T. to support your current initiative and business goals. The only difference is that provisioning technology resources will happen faster at a precisely predictable cost.

How Secure Is My Data?

As secure as you need. The largest consumers of cloud I.T. services are accountable to government and industry regulations. Those consumers in industries like finance, insurance, and health care must comply with regulations that ensure private data stays private. Our cloud solution is capable of meeting government compliance requirements.

If I cancel service, how do I get my data back?

You can request your data be returned in a form that would be most suitable to you in order to re-use or restore your data back at your premise or another cloud integrator. We will professionally work with you or another third party to transition your data. Each situation will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

What if my Internet Connection Goes Down?

Let me answer this question with another question. Would you take your car on a journey without a spare tire? No! Of course you wouldn’t. Our cloud solutions include recommendations for solid reliable and redundant connectivity to your data.

What would my CFO say about expenses that are more closely related to revenue?

If you purchase new servers, you own the risk of their maintenance and operation regardless of how well utilitized those resources are. If your expenses could fluctuate with your revenue stream, then you have a sustainable and fully burdended operating method.

Who owns my data?

You’re, silly! We are merely service providers that promise to host your data professionally and reliably.  You always own your data.

Why do I care about “capex” (capital expense) and “opex” (operational expense)?

Operating expenses generally provide benefits for the current period; the expenses related to the creation of products or provisioning of services which are sold in the current period would be a good example.

Capital expenses are expected to generate benefits that span multiple periods; the cost of buying servers, software and buildings are treated as capital expenses.

If your company leases technology equipment or prefers to closely link expenses with revenue, then outsourcing and cloud computing tend to be a good fit.

If you company prefers to make large capital investments to save cash for for other operating periods, then cloud computing may not be a good fit.

Why does cloud computing cost more than just buying another server?

If your company has less than about 50 employees, this is sometimes the case.

From a pure cash-flow perspective, cloud computing could cost more after a 36-month term. However, this is the purpose of the total-cost-of-ownership analysis. We factor in all known quantities like salaries, gained efficiencies, and procurement costs. If a cloud solution costs more than just buying a server, then you either find significant value in the gained efficiencies or your reliance upon automation and technology is not enough to justify the cost.

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