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Blog August 30, 2016

Why Enterprises Are Moving to the Private Cloud

Enterprises are increasingly turning to private cloud solutions for a variety of reasons, including security and control. For any organization, choosing a private cloud model can be beneficial because it allows you to enjoy the many benefits of a public cloud, and it provides additional security, compliance and delivery options.

Private cloud adoption is growing at a faster rate than migration to the public cloud. The private cloud is actually a better fit for larger enterprises. Financial or health organizations must comply with strict rules regarding control and security, so they are more likely to choose a private cloud service. However, many organizations who utilize a private cloud, also use a public cloud to store their data or run their apps.

With a private cloud, organizations build the infrastructures themselves, or they can bring in a third party to build and deliver the resources they need. When enterprises turn to a trusted provider for a managed private cloud, they get the best of both worlds. They have the ability to focus on other aspects of the business, as their cloud service provider helps with managing, monitoring and support, and they receive compliance and delivery options. Regardless of size, businesses like the idea of data control, keeping their sensitive data internal. Of all the benefits, there are 3 great reasons why an enterprise should consider moving to the private cloud:

  1. Security – Private clouds are usually more secure than other infrastructures and easily controlled by the organization. If needed, the private servers can sit internally and be managed by internal IT staff, or they can live within the physical data center of a cloud service provider. These data centers must meet extremely strict data security compliance requirements and routinely go through audits.
  2. Save time and money – Like most investments, owning your own private cloud becomes cheaper over time. If the private cloud is virtualized, an organization can scale it almost as quickly as a public cloud with little additional costs. Half the time, an organization’s IT staff is tied up rebooting servers, diagnosing failures and backing up disks. The private cloud allows the IT staff to refocus their energy on core competencies.
  3. Flexibility – As an enterprise’s needs change, the size of the private infrastructure needs to change too. With a private cloud, an organization can reallocate resources quickly. There is more flexibility to shift workloads among servers.

If you want the benefits of Cloud Computing, but don’t want to run your cloud servers on a shared cloud infrastructure, Connectria offers customized Private Cloud Computing solutions. Our private cloud solutions are cost-effective, scalable and reliable. We also offer The World’s Most Secure & Reliable Manage Hosting® to meet all your compliance and security needs.

If you’re interested in moving to a private cloud or have any questions, please contact us.

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