Hybrid Cloud Computing

Sep 24 08:13 2013 Ronald McMoran Print This Article

A new opportunity for business has arisen. Behold another innovation of cloud computing: Hybrid Cloud.

So it's the truth that the day when the world of IT only care about weather has long gone,Guest Posting but this doesn't mean that the cloud has come to its end. As a matter of fact, the cloud is now used widely and is continuing to develop. Apart from private cloud and public cloud, a new kind of cloud has come to existence: Hybrid. A hybrid cloud is a combination of both a private cloud and a public cloud. This is because the cloud itself is made based on an agreement between a public cloud service provider and an enterprise which has previously utilized a private cloud.

Yes, your guess is right, this is a form of cloud computing environment where a part of its resources is provided by the organization, and the other part is provided by the public provider. With Hybrid cloud, a company can secure their confidential data while letting their employees to access files and work anywhere. Some organization may use this type of cloud because they don't want to waste their resources on minor and/or unimportant applications and files. The rest doesn't have any other cheap choice apart from applying hybrid cloud, because they are running out of space in their data centre for private cloud computing. Well, yes they could just upgrade their hardware and software, but that will cost a large amount of money to do, and another large sum to maintain them all. This is the reason why this new type of cloud computing is also known as Hybrid Information Technology (Hybrid IT for short).

Aside from those listed above, Hybrid cloud computing system provided us with many more goodies. One of them is the ability to maintain an fixed data storage with external resources when needed. Business utilize this kind of cloud because they want to maintain the control of their data, meanwhile they want to use the cost effective public cloud services such as online storage, remote usage, quick network respond. The scalability of public service also help enterprise ease the need of data when the business grow bigger. Another thump up for cloud service is that, when is installed correctly, many employees can use both system without even realize the difference between them. Here is the list of other benefits of cloud service which Hybrid cloud can utilize.

By using hybrid cloud service, businesses can achieve a variety of advantages from both private and public cloud computing. Now they don't need to sacrifice the benefits of private network to experience the advantages of public cloud. This also mean almost all the drawback of both type of cloud has been erased by the Hybrid cloud. However, you should consider it thoroughly before choosing the type of cloud you want, as Hybrid cloud tends to work well only with large scale organizations. As for personal use, it's highly recommended to use a public cloud service, such as Zipcloud. You can read more about Zipcloud and cloud service in general here.

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Ronald McMoran
Ronald McMoran

Ronald McMoran is a 57 years old markeeter, and a Cloud enthusiast. He's esspecially interested in the cloud, and has devoted some of his free time in researching and publishing on these topics.

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