A remarkable technology that has taken the world by storm and is creating an extremely differentiated experience for users is - 'Cloud'. The pre-eminent technology is driving businesses to simplify the enterprise service landscape by designing a service to taper off capital expenditure, save IT time and to reduce complexities involved in infrastructure maintenance way. At the same time, it facilitates user with elasticity and agility they require without letting them lose their control and privacy over confidential data and IT assets.

Public cloud v/s Private Cloud

The debate waging between public and private computing model has remained to be a cause of bafflement among organizations, creating a challenge for cloud hosting providers to deliver the services that can navigate the business to new heights.

This blog is an attempt to confabulate the gravity of private cloud hosting model:

Emergence and growth in virtualization technology, high-speed Internet connectivity, and mobile devices are being considered as prime factors for cloud acceleration. In a report, published by IDC, it has been forecasted that IT market will grow from $21.5 billion in year 2010 to $72.9 billion by 2015, and worldwide spending on hosted Private Cloud Services to surpass $24 Billion by 2016.

There are tens of thousands of organizations that have applications that need to stay on premise and behind the firewall; which is well administered by private cloud hosting. It helps businesses with its unmatched facets, including scalability, reliability, and agility. All these intuitive traits scale down Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for any size and shape of company.

How Private Cloud Helps in Filling the Gaps:

At the outset, cloud computing entered the market with public cloud offerings, where compute and other resources are made available to the general public either for free of charge or based on pay-per-use model. Cost-effective, and easy to set up public cloud hosting model addressed the needs of the market.

However, for growing and thriving businesses that require control over their infrastructure and want to keep their confidential data on-premise, public cloud was not germane. In this light, private hosting services have emerged as a felicitous option, providing full control over data, and delivering IT as a service securely within one’s own infrastructure. Private Cloud is comprised of networking, server hardware, storageand management tools that can either be managed internally or hosted externally.

To conclude, private cloud can be defined as an efficient, scalable and reliable model thathavingfull potential to change the business dynamics.