One more thing put into the cloud

After reading Nicholas Carr’s book, The Big Switch (as recommended by my friend Wayt King), I’ve been trying to be more cognizant of what my company can put into the cloud and no longer worry about. Well, yesterday, we put our Asterisk PBX into the cloud courtesy of Aretta Communications. I must say, we should have done it a long time ago. Several benefits include:

  • Fully managed by a specialist
  • Daily back-ups
  • Phones still work even if the multiple T1s in our office go down

For $100/month, we should have done it a long time ago. I love the cloud.