May 16, 2013

Your Cloud Provider Is Toast. Now What?

Your cloud provider is great. Your cloud provider is cheap. Your cloud provider is out of business.

Now what do you do?

If your favorite consumer cloud service goes out of business or simply feels it's time to end-of-life a particular application, it's frustrating but life goes on. More often than not, you weren't paying for the service, anyway. But for an enterprise, losing access to a preferred SaaS application can be devastating.

Just ask Xeround's customers.Recently the Database-as-a-Service (DaaS) provider terminated its cloud database service, giving free users a week to pack up and move on, and paid customers just two weeks:

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