Differences Between Private Cloud & Public Cloud
Choosing a private cloud or public cloud is one of the dilemmas that sometimes concern to those responsible for the companies. In terms of performance, both cloud services share almost similar nature, however, distinguish only in their core architecture. According to many IT researchers, analysts and professionals, a public cloud dominates over the private cloud service.
Let’s take a look at both cloud services and their benefits to organizations:
Private Cloud Vs Public Cloud
Usually, a private cloud service is chosen by the large companies whose concerns are more with the security and management problems. Since, it is accessible and works independently behind a hardware firewall settings, it simply proves that it cannot be accessed from anywhere and at anytime.
Regarding the scalability factor, the private cloud hosting infrastructure provides a fully scalable business environment to organizations. Organizations can expand the cloud environment as per users needs due to the flexibility it offers.
In private cloud service, usually the initial costs are higher, although they can derive significant benefits to companies as the cost gets minimal if used for a longer period of time. Also, the bill is charged on the basis of per GB usage along with bandwidth transfer fees.
There are many enterprises & organizations which opt for public cloud hosting service, just because they are more acquainted with this kind of services offered by hosting providers and whose platforms are well-known, if not then at least they use it by reference.
Public Cloud architecture is usually built in such a way that the business environment is shared and accessible at anytime and from anywhere through an Internet. The service and resources are shared and utilized respectively via Internet. Even though, it exposes security risks, it is considered as a better solution due to the various benefits.
Well, these were some of the benefits of private and public cloud to SMEs and Organizations. But do you really know, what’s industry opinion about cloud computing and its managed services?
According to many IT professionals and industry Analysts, regardless of both being distinct on various factors, it is very tough to comment the best cloud service. Both the cloud services have similar advantages and disadvantages. However, there are several important factors like access patterns, security, confidentiality, SLAs that needs enhancement, so that it can prove that the cloud technology is much advantageous for establishing businesses in a public or private environment.
Cloud hosting services are designed to provide reliability that isn’t available with other web hosting services, with uptime guarantees of 100% available with some cloud hosting plans. Even though there is the possibility of network or hardware failure occurring in the cloud, the design of Bodhost’s cloud infrastructure ensures that there is no single point of failure so that is there is network or server failure somewhere within the cloud, there is no noticeable impact on the performance of operation of the cloud as a whole.
When compared to a dedicated server, a cloud virtual machine represents a much more manageable solution because our eNlight Cloud Hosting Services are controlled through a web-based control panel; dedicated servers often lack this level of control, instead many tasks have to be done directly by data center staff that have physical access to the server. Other benefits of choosing the cloud over a dedicated server include:
Larger businesses are going to require the use of a private cloud hosting solution, as this will give them complete control over their hosting infrastructure along with the resources necessary when wanting to consolidate a large number of dedicated servers into the cloud. Although shared cloud hosting is available for businesses of any size, there is a point at which a business’s demands for resources will begin to outstrip what the shared cloud can offer, therefore leaving the only sensible option to be private cloud hosting. Bodhost can provide a private cloud based around your own distinct needs with the number of servers in the cloud depending on the specific resources demanded or the number of dedicated servers that you wish to migrate into the cloud.
As part of our private cloud solutions, Bodhost will provide you with your own eNlight-based cloud hosting cluster that you can then configure as you wish. The eNlight platform can offer you the following benefits:
A private cloud infrastructure requires significant investment because of the number of servers and other physical hardware that will form the cloud. One way in which you can save money is opting to use Bodhost’s 24×7 support team for the management of your cloud as opposed to your own in-house support team; as eNlight is a platform that has been developed by our staff, our support team have full knowledge of the workings of the application meaning that they can rectify issues in no time at all and can work with you to provide customization where required – it will be more beneficial for your business for you to focus your own IT staff on internal matters.
Choosing a private cloud solution from Bodhost will provide your business with a reliable platform on which expansion can be achieved easily and dynamically. There are cost savings to be had from choosing a private cloud over dedicated server hosting or on-site server hosting, releasing money that can be used elsewhere to improve your business’s IT infrastructure or your website.
You can easily deploy your servers, but you cannot compromise your security or access to your resources. Bodhost eNlight hosting cloud computing services offers a unique host-based traffic technology which is distributed in the virtual infrastructure. It enables all virtual networks and protects hosts at every level delivering high quality of service. With bodhost cloud hosting services, you can easily carry out live migrations on your private cloud platform maintaining all security policies.
However, deployment requires compliance control and access policies and can be controlled with automation over the resource. One controls consumption of resources and other controls workflows and limits that are provisioned. The virtual infrastructure also generates usage reports.
Policy are complied with virtual infrastructure technology and increased high degree of efficiency for all administrators. With bodhost eNlight cloud server hosting, resource management and policies can improve utilization of shared infrastructure that allows resources to reserve the resource as when required or allocated on-demand.
Bigger business units have now started utilizing private clouds. Private cloud server hosting benefits enterprises :
a. Efficiently share infrastructure and service high requests.
b. Enabling workload and management accross multiple clouds.
c. On-demand provisioning
With BODDHost, eNlight cloud server hosting services, you can easily deploy private clouds and improve efficiency, scalability and benefits without much investment.