Shared Cloud Hosting

Take a vote, which do you or would you consider in using ?

The mainstream advantages of being in a shared cloud are that of capacity and growth and of course cost, it is much more affordable for a startup enterprise.

Things to keep in mind however when looking for a cloud are requirements for your operation.

Is there a compliance need? healthcare, financial? such sensitive data cannot be on a shared storage solution.

Performance concerns, when one is spiking in traffic will it effect you and your business?

Backups and accountability, when the cloud goes down there is not necessarily a priority in bringing yours back up first but rather then entire cloud.

Check out this interesting eWEEK review regarding ‘Dedicated/Private’ Cloud Computing.

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Cloud-Computing/Logicworks-Offers-Private-Cloud-Service-586768/

Logicworks, which offers hosted solutions, is making the move into cloud computing. Logicworks is offering its Private Cloud service, which is based on VMware’s Virtual Infrastructure virtualization platform and is designed to give businesses a way to acquire and use IT assets without the costs and management hassles. A Logicworks Private Cloud includes at least two VMware ESX servers and two iSCSI servers for redundancy.

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