Last week we talked about one of the most popular cloud models. Public cloud solidified the cloud as a viable storage solution. However, with it, several issues became more evident. Security and privacy concerns, were, and still are at the forefront of Cloud Computing. The term ‘Public’ began to have a negative connotation, forcing many companies to seek different solutions.
The last two blog posts, approached three main types of cloud services. Today, we talk about cloud models, that you have probably heard about, Public, Private and Hybrid cloud. What do they mean? What are the differences? Today, we help answer these questions.
Today, we continue talking about SaaS, PaaS and IaaS and what benefits can each of the areas offer you. If you haven’t read the first part click here.
Cloud Computing is a term that describes a wide range of services. Companies frequently use cloud services all over the world. However, different companies use the cloud in different ways. Consequently, the perceived value can also change, from company to company. Cloud providers can help the customer understand what benefits are inherent part of the Cloud, and which of those benefits are most useful.
Privacy has been a hot topic for anyone looking for a file sync & share solution. This year, both the European Union and the U.S Government introduced the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Program. A program that establishes a mechanism for American companies to comply with EU data protection requirements. This agreement’s goal is to facilitate data exchange between the EU and the U.S, increasing the accountability of these companies. However, there is still the underlying factor that these American companies only make a public commitment under American law.
Dropbox had an important role in making the cloud, something intangible, understood and recognized in many homes throughout the world. With its referral strategy, it effectively raised the Cloud as a viable option to store our files and use them anywhere we go. It helped change how the cloud was perceived, and it quickly expanded due to the affordable pricing model.