Organizations both large and small are quickly adopting and environments to complete daily business operations. The adoption of has become so pervasive that some 85% of businesses as of 2019 had some level of or services as a part of daily operations. More importantly, 68% of IT departments are currently using public infrastructures with countless more considering migration services to public . With so many businesses considering moving to an outside , it is vital that businesses stop and ask themselves one question: is it worth it?
What is a Public Cloud?
What is a Public Cloud Example?
When Security is a Priority, is There a Place for a Public Cloud in Operations?
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What are the Public Cloud’s Strongest Competitors?
- Onsite/hosted . In this case, your business purchases and owns , manages a , and handles the maintenance and of all the IT involved in keeping your business online. The costs for such a solution can be prohibitive for many businesses. : As many businesses originally did prior to the development of , you always have the option of building your own onsite, hosted
- Hybrid and dedicated resources of a . Most hybrid environments are still hosted by an outside third-party, so there’s no need to maintain a or buy your own . However, you get your own dedicated , , and customized and/or software setups that are isolated from other users working with those third-party providers. : A hybrid a combination of the benefits of a public with the enhanced
- elements are controlled by your brand, chosen by your brand upfront, and you have greater control in preventing breaches and recovering from disasters that could take the brand offline. : A can be hosted offsite or onsite and ensures that all of your and IT
What is a Private Cloud?
A is a and , as well as software programs, , and other . These are offered either over the Internet or on a private internal network and are available only to select users. Private clouds can deliver some of the benefits of a public , such as self-service, scalability, and elasticity, while also delivering benefits a public cannot such as greater control and the ability to customize the resources and services allowed.
What are the Benefits of a Private Cloud?
Among the primary benefits of a is the ability for your business to run the IT systems in a private environment with flexibility, guaranteed resource availability, strong , and regulatory compliance. Perhaps most important in the context of the previous conversation on , private clouds offer higher levels of and privacy because the IT is protected by company-controlled firewalls and internal hosting to keep operations and sensitive data save.
Who Should Use a Private Cloud?
It is up to the individual company to determine whether or not a is ideal for them, however, most companies are likely to find that a is the best option. For any company that operates in some of the aforementioned industries (banking, finance, credit card processing, healthcare, governmental contracts, etc.), a is a must because it ensures that individual company has control over its data and can meet compliance and regulations that govern the handling and storage of sensitive data.
Is the Public Cloud Really More Convenient?
Which is Right for You?
The message should be clear by now: are not always worth it. Avatara CompleteCloud is a private IT platform that ensures you have all the you need in an IT that provides you with data centers, , ample storage, , software, and all of the services you need to get the job done on a daily basis. Our CompleteCloud IT platform is far more advanced than the average that ensures connectivity, provides , and flexes with the needs of your company alone. Forget sharing services and access with other users and enjoy the benefits of , managed services, managed , and even VOIP.