We believe in using the QBQ... The Question behind the Question... protocol... or The better the Question, the better the Answer!
... and let the chips fall where they may!
Let's find the answers before they bite anyone in their budget!
|Aspects of the Cloud||ECX Boutique Managed||Unmanaged Hosting||Amazon, etc.|
|Are there hidden fees*, is everything ala carte?||No||Yes||Yes|
|Monthly rack space charges||No||Yes||Yes|
|Is there unescorted physical access||No||Yes||No|
|GB Fiber (Multiple sources)||Yes||Maybe||Yes|
|Load Balancing Firewalls||Yes||Maybe||Yes|
|Redundant power sources (battery and generator)||Yes||Maybe||Yes|
|Managed Fully||Yes||No||Yes, additional charge|
|Optional Monthly Data Forensic Reporting||Yes, additional charge||No||Yes, additional charge|
|All-inclusive Transition Packages||Yes||Maybe||Maybe|
|Four 9s security is standard||Yes, can be increased as needed||May be increased as needed||Yes, can be increased as needed|
Know what you are buying … before moving to the cloud.
*Hidden fees are those fees that are often not mentioned or overlooked, e.g. PaaS, IaaS, SaaS, Over-Provisioning and idle VMs... to name a few.