Today’s businesses are driven by efficiency and performance more than ever. There is minimal to no room for complacency as competitors are ready to pounce on the slightest weakness they spot. To achieve and improve overall efficiency, Cloud Computing Solutions are a vital component.
Once a high level decision has been made to implement a cloud solution at the organizational level, it is imperative that due thought is given to the pros and cons of each deployment alternative. Broadly, we can classify cloud infrastructures as:-
- Private / dedicated
In this post, we will define the main characteristics of both solutions and also highlight the suitable circumstances for implementing each solution. Towards the end, the post will highlight key vulnerabilities of each infrastructure.
Public Cloud Infrastructure
Let’s kick off this post with the relatively simple and commonly deployed solution which is Public Cloud Infrastructure. As the name suggests, all the hardware running the show is housed at a general location, mostly the Cloud Service Provider itself.