The public cloud has had a major impact on how organisations of all sizes receive IT services. Some organisations use private clouds, either on-premises or outsourced to a service provider. But with public clouds enjoying widespread adoption, when would you use a private cloud, and are there any advantages in doing so? Can the private cloud keep up with the public cloud providers to offer the kinds of services, security and scale you need? Let’s take a look at cloud evolution and considerations for the future.The first generation of public cloudElasticity and self-service were huge benefits of the first-generation public clouds, which emerged in 2006. Developers could spin up a new application by themselves, quickly and with very little expense on the public cloud. If the application drew more demand, they could scale up the service automatically. The first set of workloads developed for the public cloud were consumer applications such as Netflix and Dropbox.It’s difficult … [Read more...] about Private v. public cloud: Can the private cloud keep up?
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Presented by Stripe Shockingly, according to the IMF and other sources, only 3 percent of GDP is online today. This metric shows the enormous opportunity ahead in the online payments space. Payments vendors like Adyen, Worldpay, Braintree, and Stripe have all found some degree of success enabling traditional retailers’ ecommerce efforts, while helping new, high-growth businesses get online and up-and-running quickly. The early days of payment processors centered around payments being a necessary, but frustrating headache — commodity gateways that cut into potential profits. However, the situation today is changing. The transition of newer payment providers using public cloud infrastructures like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure gives these vendors, and the enterprises who adopt them, new strategic options… and more secure and scalable payments to boot. According to 451 Research’s 2017 Cloud Transformation Organizational Dynamics … [Read more...] about Payments, public & private clouds: What you need to know
The new Managed Private Cloud solution offers new consumption options for more flexible access to powerful IT infrastructure and applications as customers modernize their data center for hybrid cloud, Cisco said in a press statement. FlexPod Datacenter for Epic EHR, a key healthcare application, is the first in a series of new pre-tested vertical solutions, with support for more healthcare applications, coming soon. FlexPod continues to be a platform for innovation and investment protection, introducing new validated solutions for the latest virtualization software, enterprise applications, and databases incorporating the latest technologies from Cisco and NetApp, the statement added. According to IDC, Cisco and NetApp have recorded market-leading growth with FlexPod, showing double-digit, year over year growth for five successive quarters. Managed Private Cloud The new Managed Private Cloud solution built on FlexPod enables customers to realize a … [Read more...] about Cisco and NetApp simplify delivery of cloud infrastructure and industry-specific applications with new FlexPod
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is currently undertaking a handful of technology-driven projects, and has revealed building out an "elastic" private cloud as part of its overall digital transformation. special feature Integrating the Hybrid Cloud As far and fast as cloud computing is embedding itself into the enterprise, there remain many cloud-resistant applications and services. Read More Speaking at IBM Think in Sydney on Friday, DHS head of enterprise architecture Garrett McDonald said the private cloud sits across x86 and IBM Power Systems hardware. "What we've been looking at in the immediate term is how do we establish a private cloud that we can stretch across hyperconverged infrastructure, bare metal x86 -- how do we stretch that across Power, and how do we stretch that onto the Z platform," McDonald said. "Within our environment we have an elastic private cloud where we can use a single pane of glass to spin up environments and workloads on a platform where … [Read more...] about Department of Human Services is building a new private cloud
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2018--The "Global Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.The global cloud infrastructure services market to grow at a CAGR of 28.21% during the period 2018-2022.Global Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.Cloud infrastructure services are provided to the users as an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platform on a pay-per-use basis in the form of virtual machines (VMs). This infrastructure service enables organizations to manage traditional workloads by providing various deployment models such as public, private, and hybrid cloud.One trend in the market is rising adoption of hybrid cloud storage systems. Hybrid … [Read more...] about Global Cloud Infrastructure Services Market 2018-2022