Facilitating Cloud Migration for Businesses

These days, businesses large and small are depending on cloud computing to ease the daily workload. The adoption of cloud computing is a task that needs strategizing, and the transition is not as simple. Data transmittal, software changes, employee orientations, and adjustment to the new process may take time but going for this change will be worth it in the long run in terms of improving efficiency and the bottom line.

Part of the preparation is research. The company must be aware of all the implications of moving to the cloud. If possible, the company should involve the staff in listing crucial tasks during transition. After gathering and disseminating the primary information, the next step is to take action.

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Once the move has been finalized, all the data to be transferred to the cloud must be prepared. Companies should take care to create backup in case of a crash or other technical problems. All computers should also be equipped with the new software and with a reliable connection for smoother operations. Finally, the adoption of the technology requires new policies encouraging compliance with the new system.

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A change like this may take some getting used to. With expert planning and preparation, the new structure will be beneficial for everyone in the business. Doing most of the daily tasks through cloud computing is becoming common practice in many businesses. It’s the new normal in the workplace, and enterprises that have not made the move should ponder the good reasons for catching up.

Eddie O’Brien is currently serving as a regional CEO of Arvato Bertelsmann’s operation in the Americas. He has held executive positions in Arvato partner Microsoft from 1999-2014. Follow this LinkedIn profile for further updates on cloud computing.

Facilitating Cloud Migration for Businesses

Arvato in America: Opening New Opportunities for Enterprise Solutions

Arvato lives by the principles of customer service; the firm builds enterprises by giving its clients’ customers the best possible brand experience. At its core, the company’s key skill is the development and management of sophisticated processes based on advanced outsourcing technology. Moreover, its European background, international presence, and a long history of business services expertise make it among the best companies to have as a partner in breaking into new markets.

Founded and headquartered in Germany as a publishing house, Arvato Bertelsmann has provided a broad array of business process solutions (including digital marketing, financial services, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and IT services.) catering to the needs of various industries from health care to retail. With more than 70,000 employees in over 40 countries, Arvato now serves more than 150 million people worldwide in over 30 languages.

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A century-old company, Arvato mainly operated in Europe for much of its existence. Its history in the Americas began between the 1970s and the 1990s when it began its international expansion. During this time, the company has made several acquisitions in the United States and South America. Today, Arvato Bertelsmann holds headquarters in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru.

Key highlights of Arvato Bertelsmann’s presence in the Western Hemisphere includes a joint partnership between Bertelsmann Marketing Service and Microsoft shortly upon the release of Windows 95. This successful venture paved the way for a longstanding partnership between the two companies.

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A veteran Microsoft executive , Eddie O’Brien is currently the CEO for the Americas at Arvato Bertelsmann, overseeing all of the company’s work in the Western Hemisphere. Visit this website for more on his parent company’s work.

Arvato in America: Opening New Opportunities for Enterprise Solutions