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Which Cloud Are You?

Private

  • Implemented on client premises
  • Client run and managed

Managed private cloud

  • Third-party operated
  • Enterprise owned
  • Mission critical
  • Packaged applications
  • High compliance

Hosted private cloud

  • Internal network third-party owned and operated
  • Standardized
  • Centralized
  • Secure
  • Internal network—mix of shared and dedicated resources

Shared cloud services

  • Shared facility and staff
  • Virtual private network access
  • Subscription or membership-based shared resources

Public cloud

  • Elastic scaling
  • Pay as you go
  • Public Internet

—T.B.

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