Local server or cloud storage?
Have you ever thought about which data storage solution is better for your climbing gym?
Secure and convenient storage of data is important in every business. Regardless of whether you run a small climbing gym or own a huge climbing gym chain.
In this article, we’ll show you the advantages of cloud storage and local servers. It will allow you to find the best way to store your climbing gym data.
Let’s start with what local servers and cloud storage really are.
A server is an infrastructure that enables the continuous operation of a computer and the sharing of resources.
Local servers are computers placed in a special room at the company’s headquarters. It enables unlimited storage space, which depends only on the capacity of the drives. This allows a complete, independent control over your climbing gym data.
Advantages of local servers:
- Complete control of system configuration!
The owner of the company is the owner of the server in which he stores data. This means that the entire server architecture is up to you. What’s more, you can always configure the system to meet your business needs.
- Data transfer speed!
The transfer speed is adjusted to suit your needs. You can change the server to a faster one whenever you need it.
- Unlimited space!
You decide how large your server is. And furthermore, you can resize it at any time.
Above-mentioned benefits are extremely valuable. However, it is important to remember that increasing speed or space of the server also increases its costs.
Cloud storage can be defined as the process of storing files, documents and other types of data online.
They enable the online transmission and storage of data on several, shared servers at different locations.
Cloud storage is a great solution for all climbing gyms. This is suitable for small clubs as well as for large climbing gym networks. Do you want to know why?
Here are the most important advantages and possibilities of the cloud storage:
- First, Networking!
The biggest advantage of storing your data in the cloud is that you can access the stored data from anywhere in the world. The only requirement is that you have Internet access. Cloud storage also enables easy and efficient collaboration in case of maintenance and updates. This is especially useful if you have several climbing gyms in different locations.
- Second, Cost efficient!
Secure data storage is quite expensive and not all companies can afford it. The cloud is a very popular type of service where data is stored on a service provider’s server. The server is maintained by CLIMBMANAGER, so it is completely free of charge for you.
- Third, Security!
For small businesses, it is impossible to manage data on their own as securely and efficiently as with a professional provider in the cloud.
- And finally, Multiple users from different locations in one place online!
Multiple users. The same cloud environment can have more than one user associated with it. With cloud storage, multiple users from different locations can collaborate with the common file.