Secure Networkers: Hosting Options

Private Could, Public Cloud, Co-location and Hybrid Solutions

Secure Networkers Private Hosting

Cloud Hosting Options


What is Cloud Hosting?

Cloud hosting is the procurement of server resources from a cloud service provider. You essentially install your applications on their cloud environment for access from “anywhere” provided you have an internet connection.

Hosting Pros

  • Consistent experience for all users
  • Redundancy during natural disasters, power outages
  • Ability to work remotely
  • Ability to increase hardware resources as needed
  • Ability to run a sandbox (testing) environment to test compatibility for new software
  • Fees become a monthly fixed cost

Hosting Cons

  • You must have internet to be functional
  • It can be difficult to terminate services and move data off
  • Limited control of hardware

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Private cloud

The private cloud is defined as the area where cloud services are provided by a private IT infrastructure.

Public cloud

The public cloud is defined as services offered by third party providers over the public internet. They are generally priced by storage, bandwidth usage and CPU.

*It’s important to note that security can be a concern if you haven’t taken advantage of the public cloud security options that are offered.

Hybrid

This is when you have a combination of services. You maintain some applications onsite and some in the cloud. You can also use a combination of private and public cloud.

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