Jon Thordarson / 12. Aug 2016

Cloud backup uk – Where to store your data post-Brexit?

So the big question is where will you store your data post-Brexit and which cloud backup uk provider to go with.
IT professionals are worried about this and the general census seems to be to keep any sort of cloud storage or cloud backup within UK to be on the safe side.
Data sovereignty is an increasingly important factor when considering online backup or online storage, especially for global organizations.
You can read more about this here.


Selecting your Cloud Storage UK or Cloud Backup UK provider

With this in mind there are several things to consider when choosing your cloud provider.
Many providers market themselves Cloud Storage UK, Cloud Backup UK or Online Backup UK locations but you have to ask the right questions to make sure your data stays within UK.
For instance, is the data replicated between datacenters within UK or is it replicated to another country altogether?
Also when selecting a cloud backup provider you need to verify their infrastructure and connectivity to determine how it would handle both your backup and restore scenarios.
And at the end of the day, you need to select a provider that you are comfortable working with, “big enough to matter, small enough to care” always comes to mind.

Office 365 and the Azure cloud are hosted in several locations in Europe. So if you are using Office365 you should check those locations and see if they are acceptable to your organisation before committing to put your company data there.

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The datastring team is always happy to answer any questions and help you on your way.
We pride ourselves in offering our cloud backup solutions within UK and Ireland, meaning the data stays in country.
More locations are being added and we try to meet our customers need in every case.