Reasons To Hire a Cloud Migration Consultant
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Performing a cloud migration can seem like a daunting task, especially if it is your first time. To avoid potential risks, leveraging expert knowledge by hiring a cloud migration consultant can set your mind at ease.
We asked companies in a diverse range of industries why they regret not hiring a cloud migration consultant, and this is what they told us:
While there is added expense in hiring a cloud migration consultant, making big mistakes and having to recover your assets on your own will ultimately cost more. John Ross, CEO of Test Prep Insight, discusses how hiring an expert could've saved his company a lot of time and money:
John Ross, Test Prep Insight
Arbab Muneeb, Content Marketer at PhysiciansThrive, also describes how it could have helped his end plan to hire a cloud migration consultant:
Arbab Muneeb, PhysiciansThrive
Hiring a cloud migration consultant won't only save you the stress of planning and executing a migration on your own; it will also save you the time of figuring out the logistics of the cloud on your own. A cloud expert can share tips, tricks, and knowledge with you and possibly save you from having to pay to rescue your cloud migration down the road if it goes wrong.
Implement a Clear Strategy from the Beginning
Having a clear strategy and understanding of which cloud platform to use and which migration model makes the most sense for your workloads can save you time and reduce unnecessary costs incurred from taking the wrong path and having to backtrack. Ryan Smith, Owner of Ant & Garden Pest Control, regrets not doing this from the start:
Ryan Smith, Ant & Garden Pest Control
Eric Florence, Cybersecurity Analyst at SecurityTech, realized looking back that his business could have significantly benefited from hiring a cloud migration consultant:
Eric Florence, SecurityTech
Having a clear strategy will always benefit your business, especially when moving to the cloud. Your cloud migration consultant will make sure your efforts are focused on the right areas and develop an ideal cloud service plan based on a detailed understanding of your business and workloads.
Spend Less Time Away from Your Business
Trying to migrate on your own without an expert cloud adoption service can be time-consuming. Alex Perkins, Co-Founder of All The Stuff, describes how hiring an expert during the pandemic can allow your business to continue running smoothly and ensure accurate and optimized cost estimates:
Alex Perkins, All The Stuff
Carla Diaz, Co-Founder of Broadband Search, reveals that the implementation phase of cloud services can force you to delay critical business processes, which a consultant can help minimize:
Carla Diaz, Broadband Search
When you choose to hire a cloud migration consultant, you can spend your time focusing on areas of your business that matter most. While a cloud service is a great way to store important data, you also take away the risk of something going wrong and needing to step away from your business to deal with the issue. From the beginning, a cloud expert will guide you through the process and deal with any problems that arise efficiently and with timeliness.
Hiring a cloud migration consultant will take the hard work off your shoulders and create a secure, reliable architecture for your workloads, files, and data. This expert can also save you money, time, and errors in the end. At Pilotcore, you can be confident that our consulting services will make moving to the cloud seem easy. Contact our team today!