Howard cited Dropbox Business as a successful provider. A successful cloud storage solution should be cost-effective and scalable, and include flexible pricing options; a secure and trusted brand; backup services available as add-ons; team folders and group permissions; and demonstrated backup resiliency and geographic redundancy, Bradley said.
Justin Foxwood, WTG sales engineer, cited Evolve IP, adding that a good provider has a “robust cloud service offering in addition to storage (hosted PBX, SaaS, DaaS [and so on]).”
“The more critical business applications a cloud provider can cover for a customer, the stickier they’ll be,” he said.
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