With the use of a cloud service provider, the provider controls your data, On the other hand, when you use a hybrid TPR model for your network attached storage (NAS), you are holding your own data. You must ask, to what degree are you willing to store your data with a third party. Cloud service providers may offer a second layer of security with two-factor authentication, but there are considerations and drawbacks. First, a rising proportion of data stored in the cloud might indicate risk. Also, you need to think about a growing percentage of non-cloud provider third parties with access to data in the cloud. Third, are changes in product offerings or contract terms from cloud provider(s) being noted? A final indicator of risk is unauthorized employee use of cloud services.
Emerging risks, those that are new and carry unforseen potential for harm were reported to be:
- Global economic slowdown
- AI/robotics skill gaps
- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Cyber security disclosure
As we move forward in the age of big data and the Internet of things, third-party maintenance and hybrid support can work creatively with ease and less cost. Using a hybrid TPM strategy can help your company save money. This applies to all; whether your entity is small, expanding, or large. And if you store sensitive private data, a third-party maintenance service can maximize system security with a single group of trusted specialists.
Managing an infrastructure can be complicated. It’s smart to count on the assistance of a unified team whose knowledge and experiences are on your side. In this Internet time of things, it isn’t the big fish that eat the small; it is the smart fish that best serve a need.