Without a doubt, cloud security is a major concern for companies right now. With any form of public cloud computing you are outsourcing your data. It means you must rely on your services provider to keep your data secure. With a private cloud, only you (or your company) own and operate the servers, or lease dedicated servers from a datacenter. It means that only you will have the access to your cloud environment and control over it.
The main distinguishing feature of private clouds is the great ability of customization they have. Each company has its own certain business and technical requirements depending on industry, business goals, number of people engaged, clients, etc. With private clouds you can setup a system that will meet your individual needs perfectly, as well as have the ability to customize your hardware in accordance to your requirements.
Sure enough that getting private cloud environment up and running isn’t always straightforward and cheap. However private cloud based cost saving models are generally optimized for workloads that have a lifespan of years, not months. Another reason for moving to a private cloud is reducing the time it takes to deliver the services to the market. This is mainly achieved by standardization and automation of tasks and processes.
Private clouds are the best option for businesses with dynamic and unpredictable computing needs that require full control over their environments. With private clouds you can have a greater control over your servers allowing it to be focused on your own preferences and styles.
Private clouds are multi-server hosting environments, which means load and traffic can be shared across servers to improve things like performance, page load, etc. As there is no sharing with other users, there is a greater level of performance achieved.
Software development process frequently involves external and internal users, who operate in a collaborative environment. Private Cloud Architecture has the ideal combination of security, flexibility and isolation, providing the best environment for software developers.
During the past few years our company has been working with cloud platforms like Apache CloudStack and OpenStack to build private clouds for our clients as well as for our internal use. Now we ready to share our opinion and observations about these two platforms talking about relatively small private deployments. What is Private Cloud? Private cloud is a platform which provides an easy way […]
Nowadays, cloud computing provides larger possibilities for storing and accessing data than just simple computing. While your local storage is very vulnerable in terms of physical damages and is pinned to one place, with cloud technologies you can access your data and applications from anywhere around the world and be sure your software is safe and sound. There are three main types of clouds: private, public, and hybrid. […]