Leaving the cloud: A podcast

This is an interesting podcast. I have included the embedded MP3 file- you don’t have to go hunting for your podcast player. In case the file doesn’t play- add .mp3 after renaming it.

HN Discussion on this.

Leaving the Cloud | REWORK

Cloud services have been used by tech companies for many years, but it’s not the only way. Hear why 37signals is making the decision to go in another direction.

Show notes:

  • David’s piece, Why We’re Leaving the Cloud
  • 0:59 – 37signals history with on-premise and cloud storage
  • 8:26 – How cloud solutions don’t necessary reduce operations teams costs
  • 10:58 – What types of companies are the best fit for cloud solutions
  • 14:14 – 37signals costs for cloud solutions and potential savings with on-premise options
  • 15:25 – Advantages of working with on-premise storage companies that are similar in size to 37signals
  • 20:08 – What the transition might look like, including timing
  • 26:02 – Advice for medium-sized companies that might be thinking about making the switch

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