You've requested...

Share this with your colleagues:

Download this next:

Virtual Data Center E-Zine Volume 32: Public vs. Private: Comparing Cloud Architectures

A recent TechTarget survey shows that roughly one-third of respondents have either implemented cloud computing or plan to do so in the next 12 months, but choosing between a private cloud or a public cloud can be tricky for some organizations. Before committing to either architecture, evaluate the benefits and especially the tradeoffs associated with each and learn how to make the most of the cloud you choose. Also in this issue, determine what needs are most important when planning your virtual applications, and find out how to monitor the performance of applications in the cloud.

Sponsored By:

  • Cisco
  • Brocade
  • DLT Solutions
  • thawte

These are also closely related to: "Virtual Data Center E-Zine Volume 7"

  • Private Cloud E-Zine Vol. 4

    As cloud continues to evolve, IT managers are looking for better integration of cloud platforms with existing tools, greater control and management, improved self-service and greater portability among cloud environments. This e-zine takes a look at trends in cloud computing, using open source software, moving applications to the cloud.

     

    Sponsored by: BMC/Accenture, ePlus and Intel

  • Private Cloud Computing E-Zine Vol. 2, No. 3: Consumerization and the Cloud; Cloud Management

    Though making the cloud work for your organization involves jumping multiple hurdles and coordinating strategies across multiple departments, the eventual payoff of cloud computing is well-worth the effort.

    This expert e-zine explores technical and human challenges that your organization may encounter while implementing the cloud, and offers advice for overcoming them. Discover the best way to pick and choose your cloud management tools, 10 steps to preparing and building a private cloud, and how to leverage the cloud for identity management.  

    Sponsored By: DLT Solution, GeoTrust and RedHat 

Find more content like what you just read:

  • E-Guide: Expert Tips to Successfully Implement a Private Cloud

    Deploying a private cloud successfully requires extensive planning and a smartly executed strategy. Read this expert e-guide to review the key steps to take to effectively implement a private cloud in your enterprise and discover how to prepare for road blocks that may come up along the way.

    Download

  • Delivering The Cloud on Your Terms

    This white paper examines a converged infrastructure strategy that can help you start your journey to these new levels of service management and efficiency.

    Download

  • How to Select the Right Cloud Provider for Your Organization

    This informative whitepaper compares three cloud providers to reveal the true costs of each one.

    Download

  • What Makes Private Cloud a Cloud?

    This white paper explores the stairway to the cloud, listing 4 steps you have to take to get there. Read on to learn how you can open the way to an agile data center by leveraging virtualization, systems management, and 2 more.

    Download

  • Hybrid is the New Normal

    Consult the following white paper to learn which data center cloud deployment is best for your company; will it be private, public, or hybrid? Read on to find out now, including how to get started, how to ensure balance, security, and flexibility, and more.

    Download

  • IBM solutions for cloud and virtualization in enterprise environments

    Access this exclusive resource to learn how to optimize resource usage and isolate and resolve problems within your virtual infrastructure by utilizing cloud computing within your infrastructure.

    Download

  • Managed, Shared Resources: Public Cloud

    In this white paper, discover how one public cloud service in particular remains secure, scalable and convenient, and find out how it can pay off for your business.

    Download

  • Realizing Cloud Cost Savings

    This expert e-book discusses the importance of evaluating the costs associated with building a private cloud before jumping the gun. Learn how to prove the economic value of this environment, learn about hidden costs, and discover surprising savings you might not know about.

    Download

  • Virtualization to Cloud: Planning, Executing a Private Cloud Migration

    This Essential Guide will help enterprise IT on the path from virtualization with building a private cloud—from the planning stages to selecting the best tools.

    Download

  • Get the Best of Both Worlds With the Hybrid Cloud

    This white paper reveals how deploying the hybrid cloud offers several advantages that can set your business apart from competitors.

    Download

  • Real Ways Private Cloud can Benefit Your Organization

    Read on to get insight how you can make the move to a properly managed private cloud infrastructure and deliver automated service requests and approval chains, simplified provisioning of applications ecosystems, comprehensive quality assurance and testing methodology, and more.

    Download

  • A Closer Look at Hybrid Cloud Computing and Services

    This expert e-guide points out how to assess your current environment and needs to pick a starting point for your hybrid cloud strategy—whether it's with the public or private cloud.

    Download

  • Cloud at Your Pace

    This white paper shows how you can address concerns surrounding the cloud while minimizing your risks, and moving to the cloud at your own pace. This is now possible with a new offering that provides a cautious path to the cloud using familiar tools.

    Download

  • The Future of the Data Centre in the Cloud Era

    Cloud computing is now a mainstream technology, and opinions still vary regarding the future of the enterprise data center. Access this white paper to explore the future of the data center in the cloud era.

    Download

  • Open Hybrid Clouds Depend on Automation

    This whitepaper details the drivers and benefits of establishing open hybrid cloud management in your heterogeneous data center.

    Download

  • The Benefits of Converged Infrastructure for Private Cloud

    In this expert e-guide, examine what exactly converged infrastructure means as well as the various benefits converged infrastructure hardware can provide for private cloud

    Download

  • Private Cloud vs. Virtual Data Center

    This expert e-guide explains how a private cloud infrastructure builds on the capabilities that virtualization already provides.

    Download

  • Managing Private Clouds

    This whitepaper details the importance of striking a balance with your cloud computing model and covers a solution that can help.

    Download

  • Orchestration Simplifies and Streamlines Virtual and Cloud Data Center Management

    This whitepaper will help you learn how advanced automation and orchestration solutions are helping IT data center operations teams effectively manage their increasingly complex enterprise computing environments, as well as discover what solutions are addressing current and emerging IT management challenges.

    Download

  • IT Handbook: Private Cloud Management

    This IT handbook examines the top reasons to consider private cloud computing. Find out why virtualization is a critical first step in your cloud initiative and obtain detailed information on the role of performance monitoring, capacity planning, and chargeback.

    Download

  • The Successful Cloud-enabled Enterprise

    This resource helps you create that strategy. Read now to find out how to crease a successful cloud-enabled enterprise and why the data center you choose matters.

    Download

  • VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.0

    This in-depth resource provides recommendations about deployment topology, hardware specifications, interoperability, and scalability for a suite of VMware solutions that are designed to drive business agility, let you build deployment blueprints with a drag-and-drop interface, control the costs and quality of IT services, and more.

    Download

  • Virtual Data Center: Health Care IT Edition, Sept. 2011

    Cloud computing holds a lot of promise for the healthcare industry, since infrastructure costs can hinder the adoption of EHR systems. However, many providers shy away from cloud services because of security concerns. Inside this e-zine, gain insight on how to utilize the cloud while still ensuring patient data security and HIPAA compliance.

    Download

  • Why you Should Replace Traditional Desktops with Cloud Solutions

    Learn the reasons for changing traditional desktop computing strategies, why cloud-hosted solutions make sense, and how to leverage cloud-hosted desktops for Windows 7 migration, mobile and remote support, and disaster recovery.

    Download

  • Top 5 Reasons to Take Advantage of the Private Cloud Now

    In this expert paper, learn about 5 good reasons, from cost efficiencies to data protection, why your company should take advantage of the private cloud now.

    Download

  • Scalability & Capacity Planning: Build vs. Buy

    View this white paper to compare the pros and cons of building on-premises data centers vs. leasing space or infrastructure in colocation centers.

    Download

  • Understanding your colocation options

    Whether you should use cloud hosting or colocation services depends on how you want to implement private and hybrid enterprise cloud. Colocation services can be a gateway to hosted private cloud or to a hybrid cloud that bypasses public Internet connections. This e-guide will dive into your options as a data center decision maker.

    Download

  • Realize the Cost Advantages Associated With the Private Cloud

    This expert e-guide reveals the value in estimating the pricing benefits of an in-house cloud.

    Download

  • 6 Questions to Keep You Grounded in the Cloud

    Why Cloud hosting is much more than a commodity.

    Download

  • Dimension Data: Private Compute-as-a-Service

    This white paper examines a dedicated cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service that provides on-demand, self-service, pay-for-use access and control of virtual servers, tiered storage and networking. Read on to learn how this approach delivers simple-to-use, self-service access, fully-managed service, enterprise security and compliance, and more.

    Download

  • Three Tough Business Challenges a Private Cloud can Handle

    This resource explains three tough business challenges a private cloud can handle. Read on to learn how private cloud can help you quickly respond to new or changing requirements, optimize efficiency while reducing costs, enable productive and satisfied users, and more.

    Download

  • Red Hat CloudForms: Operational Efficiency and Resource Optimization Demo

    This informative video covers a Red Hat product that can help ease management of your cloud environment.

    Download

  • Big Data on the Open Cloud

    View this informative white paper to learn why EBI used a private cloud software to power a cloud-based big data solution while reducing costs and improving operational efficiency.

    Download

  • State of the Market: Enterprise Cloud 2014

    Access this white paper to explore the current state of cloud computing and get insight into the future of the cloud. You'll learn why the debate between public and private models is now moot. You'll also learn how cloud is redefining IT's relevance to the business as well as tips to ensure the security of your cloud deployments.

    Download

  • Modern Infrastructure April 2015

    As the initial hype around cloud computing fades, now more than ever IT must concern itself with where its data workloads live.

    Download

  • Forrester: Cloud Without Limits: How To Deliver Hybrid Cloud With Agility, Governance, And Choice

    The hybrid cloud offers myriad benefits for organizations – but it's not always understood. Find out more about the hybrid cloud, and learn how it can deliver increased agility and security.

    Download

  • Here and There: Blending On-Premises and Cloud Environments

    Blending on-premises and cloud computing technologies requires a sound hybrid cloud strategy.

    Download

  • Modern Infrastructure: November 2012

    November's edition of Modern Infrastructure e-zine offers advice on the current trends in the modernized data center including information on migrating legacy applications, advanced public cloud offerings, BYOD, and software-defined networking.

    Download

  • Preparing for Private Cloud and Hybrid IT with Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure

    This white paper introduces a flexible, integrated solution that meets these requirements and helps organizations adopt a cloud infrastructure for both traditional and cloud-enabled workloads.

    Download

  • 4 Essential Elements of a Hybrid Cloud Computing Environment

    Learn about the four elements required to create an operationally sophisticated hybrid cloud computing environment.

    Download

  • How the Cloud is Useful for Primary Storage

    In this e-guide, discover three use cases for primary storage in the cloud and get a deeper understanding of the differences between cloud storage architecture versus local storage. You'll also find out how to make cloud storage seamlessly available to the local network.

    Download

  • Scale Your Data Center—Right into the Cloud

    By utilizing your pre-existing infrastructure, this white paper outlines the benefits of transitioning from data centers to a private cloud and how three top vendors can help.

    Download

  • Presentation Transcript: Managing IT Resources in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

    This presentation transcript defines the key challenges of managing IT resources in a hybrid cloud model and some ways to overcome them.

    Download

  • Innovations to IBM Power Systems for the Virtualization, Multitenancy, and Cloud Demands of the 3rd Platform

    In this white paper, IDC explores the qualifications of IBM's Power8 Systems to support virtualisation in data centres. IDC promotes that IBM will continue to innovate and provide quality infrastructure to IT admins.

    Download

  • Beyond Virtualization to Cloud

    This exclusive whitepaper explores a four-step approach for taking a service-oriented approach to cloud computing.

    Download

  • Everything You Need To Know About Private Clouds

    This ebook highlights 6 major areas you need to focus on to successfully create a private cloud for your company.

    Download

  • Best Practices for Migrating Applications to the Cloud

    This expert e-guide highlights 5 crucial steps to take in order to move mission-critical applications to the cloud. Before doing so, make sure you assess your business objectives for the cloud, and also learn about what to do after the cloud migration.

    Download