A Cloud strategy can deliver significant benefits when done right.

For most companies, the cost of running onsite ICT infrastructure has become prohibitively expensive. Critical skill shortages, Eskom price increases and the decline in the rand against the dollar, has resulted in costs escalating by over 300% in the last few years.

However, the recent decline in the currency has also resulted in dollar denominated Cloud platform costs increasing by over twenty-percent.

Now is the best time to evaluate your Cloud strategy – whether your infrastructure is onsite, or already hosted on a Cloud platform.

Implemented properly; a Cloud strategy will deliver reduced costs, reduced HR overhead, new technologies, enhanced efficiencies, and most importantly – better redundancy and uptime.

Where do I begin to look?

The Cloud journey comes with several key considerations:

  • How much will it cost to move and how much can I save?
  • What can I move?
  • Who has the skills to migrate my infrastructure?
  • How do I find the skills to manage it post migration?

And of course, when in the Cloud:

  • How do I ensure that I adhere to budgets in a world of fluctuating currency and consumptive-based models with on-demand provisioning?

The reality is that today, up to 30% of Cloud migrations result in a roll back to onsite infrastructure, whereas up to 70% of Cloud implementations will experience budget overrun. Without ongoing management and oversight, even the best implemented Cloud strategy will start to exceed budget over time.

Enhancing your strategy is as easy as 1,2,3

Vox offers a three step process for customers looking to move to the Cloud or enhance their current Cloud strategy.

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With the current lockdown in place, now is the perfect time to do a remote assessment of your current environment – Cloud or onsite. Let Vox give you a definitive road-map to enhanced and ongoing savings and efficiencies.

Contact your Account Manager or email assessments@voxtelecom.co.za to book an IT assessment today.