CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As cloud software gains popularity, some companies are jumping on the bandwagon without doing their research. The all-in-one capabilities of storing technology systems, software and data, combined with low prices, are attractive qualities, but moving to the cloud might not be a fit for every company. And, there are risks that many fail to consider.
Deciding which platform is right for your company can be a challenge. McGladrey's Cloud risk: Striking a balance between savings and security provides insight on available options as well as potential risks. The whitepaper details what you should think about if you are considering a cloud solution:
There are many advantages to leveraging cloud-based technologies, but it's not for every organization. Understanding your business needs and the capabilities of the various platforms is a start. Ultimately, the choice must be based on the organizational needs now and where it plans to be in the future. For a more detailed understanding of the considerations involved go to, Cloud risk: Striking a balance between savings and security. The paper can help you evaluate whether a cloud-based platform is right for your business. If it is, seek a trusted advisor to provide an analysis to determine the true costs for the right solution and whether the benefits outweigh the risks.