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Hybrid Cloud

Although ‘the cloud’ is a universal expression that involves a large number of connected through a real time communication network, it can be split down into three separate clouds; Public, Private and Hybrid.

The Public Cloud, like the UK’s very ‘The Cloud’, is called a ‘Public cloud’ when the services are rendered over a network that is open for public use and is currently being used by 39% of people using the cloud. 34% are using the Private Cloud, which is mainly used by businesses so share work and workloads between employees. Finally there is the Hybrid, currently used by 27% which is the best of both clouds, Hybrid cloud provides the flexibility of in house applications with the fault tolerance and scalability of cloud based services.

In 5 years’ time however this will not be the case, with both the Public cloud and the Private cloud expected to decline to 32% and 25% respectively and the Hybrid cloud to rise to 43%, due to the majority of people needing to have both the best aspects of both the public and private clouds. Continue reading

serversLearn about the different advantages between choosing physical and virtual servers. Which one is right for your businesses?

More businesses are embracing the world of virtual technology because of the many benefits associated with virtualization: lower IT costs, greener data centers, increased flexibility along with all the other advantages. Some companies, however, still believe that maintaining a physical infrastructure still has its place in IT. The choice between physical or virtual servers can depend on what your resources are as a business and what your goals are with your company. Understanding the differences in a physical or virtual infrastructure can help you to make a more informed choice for your business. Continue reading

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