Benefits of Private Cloud to Accelerate Your Business

25 November 2022

Benefits of Private Cloud to Accelerate Your Business

There are many benefits to a private cloud to accelerate the progress of your business. First check the facts here before you make a decision.

A Private Cloud is a type of cloud architecture that is specific to a single enterprise or organization. How is it different from the Public Cloud?

In the Public Cloud, cloud service providers provide resources, such as storage capacity, to their customers. Private clouds, on the other hand, allow organizations and businesses to use their own infrastructure. Infrastructure can be hosted both internally and externally.

Actually, private clouds have some basic characteristics similar to public clouds: They are equally scalable, have virtualization capabilities, and can allocate compute resources as needed.

To fully understand how private clouds work, keep in mind the concept of virtualization, as it is the backbone of cloud computing. Virtualization is the process of creating virtual versions of things like operating systems, storage devices, servers, or network resources, which are hosted all in a cloud environment. IT organizations leverage virtualization practices to achieve greater efficiency and economies of scale. A private cloud server is an isolated (otherwise known as single-tenant) and secure environment consisting of resources collected from multiple servers using virtualization.

Here are some of the main advantages of a private cloud for your business:

Cost

The most important aspect for any business is TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), often related to IT infrastructure. This is a key point where the public cloud may not be suitable for small businesses, while the private cloud can be more inclusively accessed by businesses of any size.

Control and Efficiency

The Private Cloud is hosted on-premises or in the cloud service provider's data center. This gives you more control over your data and IT infrastructure. It also allows for rapid intervention when system changes are required. The analytics platform can be used in the IT Department to predict and prevent downtime and other incidents.

Coordination

The main feature of the private cloud is the level of customization offered to enterprises. Each organization usually has its own technical and business needs, so its requirements also vary depending on the size of the organization, industry, business goals, etc. The ability of the system to fully meet business needs, this is what the private cloud excels at as well.

Data Security and Protection

Private cloud when compared to public cloud has a higher level of security. This is because all data is stored and managed on a separate server that cannot be accessed by other parties. This will be very helpful in improving the privacy of company data.

Compliance Aspects

Businesses, whether small or large, must comply with local laws and regulations. In this case, a private cloud is an ideal choice, as it can be implemented in accordance with applicable guidelines.

Customer information is considered sensitive user data, so it must be managed properly. For example, in the event of a data breach, accessing security logs from your public cloud IT infrastructure can be a bit difficult.  In this dynamic and changing business world, there is no guarantee that public cloud providers will continue to meet expectations.

When a public cloud provider suddenly goes bankrupt, the situation becomes a long process for the company. Migrating all your applications and data to the new cloud in no time can be difficult. So why risk sticking with the public cloud? The private cloud ensures privacy, control, and peace of mind for business continuity.

Geographical Aspects

Finally, it's no secret that the public cloud isn't available everywhere. There are still places where the public cloud is inaccessible. Also, if your business has many offices around the world, a private cloud might be the best solution because compliance with local regulations varies widely by location.

Discuss your private cloud needs with Telkom DWS!

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