Cloud storage is the ability to store, access and manage data and files over the public or private Internet, using cloud computing platforms. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offers multiple tiers of cloud storage, supporting varying locations, costs, access times, frequencies, redundancy and minimum storage durations.
The paradigm of storing, accessing and managing data over the public or private Internet brings with it many advantages, including cost-effectiveness, virtually infinite scalability, operational efficiency (rapid deployment), business continuity (data loss protection etc.), security and regulatory compliance.
Stacktics understands that there is no “one size fits all” approach when it comes to storing files or objects. Depending on workloads/use cases, requirements may vary widely in consideration for cost, security, performance, durability etc. Cloud computing environments offer multiple classes of storage services to fulfill a broad spectrum of storage needs. For instance, GCP offers:
The tradeoff for lower-cost storage at rest, is higher access costs and slower access rates.
All storage classes come with:
Cloud storage supports the growth of a business and eliminates the need for multiple solutions. Connect with a Stacktics data solutions expert to unravel the possibilities of cloud storage for your business.
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