Understanding the Difference Between Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds

There’s been a running discussion in the business community for some time about the differences between public, private and hybrid cloud computing. Security is a major concern, as are migration problems, maintenance and costs. For some businesses, a one-size-fits-all solution is fine, while others demand a custom solution.

Public Cloud

On a public cloud, users share the servers and other physical hardware. Third-party providers own and maintain the hardware, making this attractive to many small and mid-sized businesses. It is quick for a company to get set up. Since the infrastructure costs are spread over all of the users, a public cloud is attractive as a low-cost, pay as you go approach for IT provisioning. Public clouds are large, so businesses appreciate the scalability aspect so that they can use more or less computing power according to their needs.

Private Cloud

As the name suggests, a private cloud is dedicated to one business, hosted at a data center or on-site. While a private cloud is just as efficient, agile and scalable as a public cloud, it has increased levels of security and control. Any business that is particularly concerned with government obligations, regulations or that has strict requirements for the protection of data would prefer a private cloud. A private cloud is also customizable, ensuring that the computing, storage and networking components are suited to the business’s specific IT requirements. This is not possible in a public cloud.

Hybrid Cloud

A hybrid cloud combines some of the best aspects of public and private clouds, producing a custom solution that matches the needs of the business. Non-sensitive operations can use the public cloud, while the private cloud is reserved for business critical operations. Hybrid clouds offer very flexible and cost-effective solutions.

MonsterCloud provides customized solutions that are easy, safe, secured and private. Encrypted data and applications are maintained on the user’s secure private cloud. Grow your company with no limits with MonsterCloud’s help. The on-boarding process or migration is easy and free and there are experienced engineers available for support 24/7. There are no restrictions as industry or the complexity of data. Every user will enjoy the benefits of powerful collaboration and anytime, anywhere file access. Contact MonsterCloud to find out how easy it is to move your desktop and server to the cloud.

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