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Latest Cloud Technologies :- Comparison; Differences, Market Share and Reviews


The Internet can be said to be the most revolutionary invention to date, which abstractly connected the whole world. As a result of the speedy evolution of internet technology, the world witnessed an IT boom. And today, everything is present there on the cloud! Cloud is the technology which uses a virtualization platform from distributed servers or computers that ensures no impact on data security. Because it is connected to multiple servers, failure of one server will not have any impact on the data as the rest of them in the cluster will manage the failover. Cloud allows wide data accessibility, data can be accessed from anywhere, anytime. There is a wide range of Cloud solutions offered by data center services providers. Based on deployment technology, there are three types of Cloud:

Public Cloud vs. Private Cloud vs. Hybrid Cloud

Public Cloud Hosting

Private Cloud Hosting

Hybrid Cloud Hosting

The network is open for publicuse

Single-tenant environment operated for one client

Combination of both private and public cloud

Access is through the internet

Resources are managed internally or even outsourced in private cloud hosting

It offers the advantages of both models of cloud deployment-private and public

Negligible fee

Huge Capital investment

Payment needs to be made for extra resources used

Security is only compromised if web activities are carried on non-trusted networks, else it's a secured, model

Resources are not shared with anyone else, so it's exceptionally secured.

It's secured but needs to comply with applications used by the enterprise

In relation to the negligible investments made, fair deal of ROI is earned

Dedicated computing, storage and networking definitely bring High ROI for businesses

High ROI

Moreover, the following are the three essential layers of the cloud, distinguished based on the form of services they offer.

  • SaaS: Short for Software-as-a-service, it is the most popular cloud service model. Applications like CRM enable unified communications in the SaaS cloud model. The users do not need to install the software applications on the computer due to which there is lesser need for support and maintenance. The billing and payment is based on pay-per-use system, making it a cost-efficient cloud solution.
  • PaaS: Platform-as-a-service is all about cloud computing platform that allows developers to use it for managing their IT applications with fully control of the configuration settings like OS, database, web services, programming language etc., to host applications.
  • IaaS: Infrastructure-as-a-service is related to offering virtualized computing resources on web. In IaaS model, the cloud provider will manage and host the infrastructure, including storage, hardware etc. on behalf of the users. Choosing the right cloud technology decides your enterprise's business operations. Whether to go for (Private cloud hosting or public cloud hosting or hybrid cloud hosting) entirely depends upon your scale of operations, IT budget, security needs and other such IT infrastructure and resource factors.
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