Among the skeptics of Cloud solutions, there is a widespread belief that physically owning data, through an On Premises service, is much safer. But are risks really reduced by saving information on company hardware and not on third-party servers? Are you always able to control who has access to this data? In this TechStory we are going to dispel six myths about the increased security of On Premises solutions.
The growing fear of having their data hacked is leading many companies to invest in the Cloud. In Italy, for example, researchs show that within 4 years the companies that had a solution in the Cloud went from 22% to 60%. A choice often pushed by the spread of the SaaS business model in many sectors.
Despite this, for some, physically owning the data appears to be the safest solution. A false perception of security, given by the idea of having control and possession of data, which pushes many companies to continue to prefer On Prem solutions over those in the Cloud.
Let’s dispel some false myths about On Premises security, listing some possible risks of such a solution.
An On Premises solution is more secure than a Cloud solution because you have sovereignty over the data but …
In addition to these false certainties, the advantages of the Cloud are also others.
There are different advantages, both for IT and for those who work in operations:
For all these reasons, at TechMass we believe that the Cloud will also find more and more diffusion in solutions dedicated to Industry 4.0.
All the advantages listed above are also the reason that immediately made us choose to focus on a solution that today has become the most used MES in Cloud in Italy.