In order of tenure, give one employee per quarter $3,000 and five days of additional paid time off to travel somewhere outside of North America. No strings attached.
One day the price to move to the cloud will be eclipsed by the cost of 3-5 days of downtime. Only you will know when that day comes for your business.
The last thing I expected to see at a business conference was a hippie throwing Frisbees into the audience. As much as I like the discus (heck, I was born in the 70s), I was skeptical.
As a growing cloud services provider to SMBs around North America, Zumasys wanted to proactively inform onsite clients about potential datacenter and network problems, overcome any internal technology issues before they affected its cloud customers, and find a solution that could even become its own profit center.
Irvine-based Zumasys Inc. took a gamble six years ago developing a cloud-computing platform for small to medium-sized businesses.
I just returned from a couple of days in Las Vegas, supporting the efforts of Syncsort reseller partner Zumasys and their user conference, the aptly named Zumapalooza.