Using cloud brokers to find the right service

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Selecting a cloud provider can be confusing for decision-makers, especially now that the services have expanded to encompass a wide scope of features. As the cloud industry expands, however, businesses can use innovative new cloud broker companies to determine which digital infrastructure will be perfect for their operations.

Using cloud brokers to find the right service
According to Tech Republic, these services have been created out of a need for a simplified approach to finding and leveraging the best cloud provider. IT managers have several responsibilities for keeping their organizations' daily operations functioning, and because the cloud continues to expand with new technologies and features, it's important that tech teams aren't having to spend unnecessary amounts of time looking for the best cloud for the job. 

These services are not necessarily all-inclusive, however. Rather than providing corporations with a comprehensive list of cloud providers and cloud application companies, brokers typically organize the apps and cloud services they represent into an easy-to-use online catalog. As such, it's important for decision-makers who are using this strategy to be mindful of the fact that if they cannot find the right cloud provider with a broker, it does not necessarily mean that a suitable solution doesn't exist.

Building onto the cloud
The source noted that by using a cloud broker's services, end-users will also obtain a simple management portal for their new digital architectures. This can make accounting for budgetary expenses easier, as this strategy consolidates multiple cloud-based options into a structured payment option. Once a cloud option has been decided upon, decision-makers are capable of utilizing its flexibility to add more applications and continue the customization process.

For example, after a cloud has been deployed, it's easier to take on additional services. Database administration, for example, enables tech teams to outsource some of their data management requirements to remote DBA experts who will assist with categorizing information and provide extra security.

Enterprises that have not considered the cloud have more reasons to make the transition, now that the cloud market is evolving rapidly. Decision-makers should consider utilizing the above-mentioned strategy to enhance their own digital infrastructures.

RDX offers a full suite of cloud migration and administrative services that can be tailored to meet any customer's needs. To learn more about our full suite of cloud migration and support services, please visit our Cloud DBA Service page or contact us.

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