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Go Private and Get the Benefits of Cloud Computing, But Without the Security Risks

Two major concerns with the adoption of a cloud computing platform are security and privacy. In this system, organizations upload their data to a public cloud and share computing services with other organizations. However, many companies are hesitant to put their sensitive data within the infrastructure of public cloud providers and ultimately decide not to adopt this strategy. Some software providers have come up with an alternate option for those who decide not to take this "risk"―and this is known as a "private cloud platform."

A private cloud provides the same type of computing services as a public cloud, but differs in that the services are supported by resources hosted within the organization. The means that these resources are contained within an organization's network and firewall.

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Two major concerns with the adoption of a cloud computing platform are security and privacy. In this system, organizations upload their data to a public cloud and share computing services with other organizations. However, many companies are hesitant to put their sensitive data within the infrastructure of public cloud providers and ultimately decide not to adopt this strategy. Some software providers have come up with an alternate option for those who decide not to take this "risk"―and this is known as a "private cloud platform."

A private cloud provides the same type of computing services as a public cloud, but differs in that the services are supported by resources hosted within the organization. The means that these resources are contained within an organization's network and firewall.

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