The cloud emerged as a clear differentiator for small to midsize businesses (SMBs) in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic left organizations scrambling to find new ways to serve their customers amid changing public health regulations and widespread disruptions. As a result, the average organization accelerated its digital transformation plans by three to four years.
While the benefits of migrating to the cloud greatly outweigh the risks, cloud migration is a major undertaking, particularly for SMBs. Owing to their size and budget constraints, many SMBs find themselves in a position where their IT talent is limited to a few employees who only have time to solve day-to-day problems. Understanding best practices and common mistakes will minimize your risk and put your organization on the path to a successful cloud deployment.
If you’re ready to explore how the cloud can help you better meet your business’s existing needs and prepare the path for a profitable, secure future, The SMB’s A-Z guide to a successful cloud migration is a great place to start. Download the guide to learn about:
- The benefits of migrating to the cloud
- The main drivers of SMB cloud adoption
- Your deployment options—single cloud, hybrid cloud, or multicloud?
- The steps to a successful and secure cloud migration
- Common mistakes to avoid
- The top reasons why SMBs choose Google Cloud over competitors
- And so much more…