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Cloud Services

Have you got your head in the cloud?

Whether you’re interested in cloud storage or co-location services, we can help.

idash works with all leading cloud providers whilst also having our very own tier 3 data center at our St Neots head office.

  • idash Hosted
  • Microsoft 365 (SharePoint/OneDrive)
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Google Cloud
  • Co-location & DR

idash tier 3 data center

On- Premises Vs Cloud Solutions

On-premise solutions and cloud solutions represent two distinct approaches to managing and accessing computing resources.

On-premise solutions involve deploying and maintaining hardware and software within an organisation’s physical location, giving complete control and customisation to the user. This model requires significant upfront investment and ongoing maintenance costs.

On the other hand, Cloud solutions leverage remote servers and services hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process data. Cloud solutions offer scalability, flexibility, and cost efficiency, as users can pay for resources on a usage basis.

While on-premise solutions provide greater control over security and customisation, cloud solutions excel in agility, accessibility, and reducing the burden of infrastructure management. The choice between on-premise and cloud solutions often depends on factors such as security requirements, budget constraints, and the need for rapid scalability.

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Network Cabinet Fact Sheet

You may have walked past the network cabinet in your office  a hundred times, but have you ever wondered what’s hiding behind those closed doors? It’s time to discover the crucial components that keep your office connected, secure, and thriving.

Let’s look behind the scenes of your office network. READ MORE 

Simplifying On-Prem Vs Cloud

Why server infrastructure is like making a pizza? Read our pizza analogy giving insights regarding On-Prem versus Cloud solutions, and how these factors can impact your organisation.READ MORE

Disaster Recovery Strategies

Compliance and Disaster Recovery (DR) are critical factors. The Cloud provides more accessible DR options, while On-Prem requires meticulous planning and investment. Compliance considerations also vary between the two options. READ MORE

Cost Implications: On-Premises and the Cloud

The bottom line often boils down to cost. On-prem typically favours a cap-ex model, with lower costs post install. Cloud favours an op-ex model with smaller, regular ongoing payments. READ MORE

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