Cloud computing in higher education is quickly becoming the industry standard for institutions everywhere. While cloud-based solutions are more secure against cyberattacks, they also reduce operational costs and improve efficiency. These factors are critical for colleges and universities that want to maintain an edge in a highly competitive industry.
Even though many institutions realize the necessity for cloud migration, transformation is slow. Many organizations claim they need to find the time, money and resources to make the conversion happen. Others migrated to the cloud without proper planning, creating challenging circumstances for everyone involved.
At Ferrilli, our expert cloud consultants and IT team can help you migrate to the cloud intelligently, quickly and efficiently to experience all the advantages it offers.
Cloud computing means moving your data and operational programs from local servers to the internet, providing students, faculty and staff access at any time from any device. Cloud operations also involve adopting new technology, learning platforms and applications through the internet, conceivably changing some of the roles of your current IT department. Besides furnishing more comprehensive teaching platforms for faculty, cloud-based solutions also present substantial benefits to students, as technological aptitude is now more critical than ever.
In addition to academics, cloud computing can streamline many other day-to-day institutional tasks, from CRM services to human resources to accounts receivable and payable. Cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) is leading the charge in cloud technology, minimizing many of the responsibilities institutions face by operating and maintaining entire networks.
The primary benefits of cloud services include:
As a leader in higher education cybersecurity, we will help mitigate risks without creating undue burdens on students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Our security experts help you build a holistic cybersecurity framework with services that include Virtual CISO; Governance, risk and compliance (GRC); Cybersecurity Risk Assessment; and Incident Response.
Cloud is the future of higher education technology – and the future is now. It’s the key to business processes that unlock efficiency and deliver top-notch experiences. It’s essential to agile operations that can keep up with rapidly evolving student expectations. And it’s where IT leaders can stop worrying about maintenance and start driving true innovation. No matter your environment or state of readiness, our expert cloud IT services and consultants help you get to the cloud and all the benefits it delivers.
Our IT infrastructure management consultants help you reduce overhead and free up resources to focus on strategic initiatives and organizational development. On any platform and in any environment, we stand ready to assist institutions in designing, constructing, and maintaining a flexible, scalable, and stable IT infrastructure.
Cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are straightforward and easy to implement into your current system. Besides the cost savings, many cloud-based systems allow you to customize the programs based on the needs of your institution. More importantly, by moving your ERP to the cloud, you free your IT professionals to address the core issues that matter most to your college or university.
If you’ve already migrated to the cloud, Ferrilli’s team can assess your current infrastructure and recommend the necessary steps for system optimization. We can also help you identify your strengths and weaknesses to determine how your institution can improve efficiency and reduce expenses even more.
Ferrilli’s team of experts is ready to discuss your institution’s specific cloud challenges and recommend the most beneficial solutions to optimize your system. Call us at 888.864.3282 today or contact us online to get started.