SOURCE: Cumulus Global

February 09, 2016 09:00 ET

When the Single Point of Failure Actually Fails

Lessons Learned About Business Continuity and Cloud Computing

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - February 09, 2016) - Our recent Internet outage was not due to the first real storm this winter. But as the heavy, wet snow continued to fall and cling to the power and fiber optic lines in our area, Allen Falcon, Cumulus Global's CEO and Pragmatic Evangelist, wrote a blog post, "When the Single Point of Failure Actually Fails," a real-time case study looking at how small and mid-size businesses avoid downtime using cloud services.

Allen acknowledges that any Internet outage could be a disaster, bringing business to a halt for a company fully in the cloud. But, as he points out in the blog, "...a single point of failure really isn't" when all you need is a device with a browser and some form of Internet connection.

Resiliency and continuity is easier and less costly for small and mid-size businesses using cloud computing.

Read the full case study at and contact a Cumulus Global Cloud Advisor to discuss the best way to move your business into the cloud.

About Cumulus Global
At Cumulus Global (, we measure our success by our customers' results. As a Cloud Solutions Provider, we help small and mid-size businesses, nonprofits, governments, and educational institutions move from in-house systems to cloud computing solutions. Partnering with both Google and Microsoft -- and more than 3 dozen cloud services -- we focus on our customers' goals, objectives, needs, and priorities and bring forward the best solution.

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