With the proliferation of cloud service providers over the last few years, organizations are no longer asking whether a cloud solution is appropriate for them, but rather, which cloud solution is. Selecting the right cloud solution requires thorough analysis into the level of security, control, customization and support your business requires.
This white paper from Internap will explore the key considerations you should evaluate when selecting a cloud solution and service provider, as well as detail the different types of cloud delivery models. First, it gives a basic overview of cloud, listing the essential characteristics and the 3 cloud delivery models, Software-as-a-service, Platform-as-a-service, and Infrastructure-as-a-service. Next, it teaches the best methods for evaluating your IT infrastructure to determine which applications and workloads are best suited for cloud. Lastly, it compares public, private and hybrid cloud solutions, challenges to adoption and key considerations.
Learn how to run entire application environments without worrying about underlying hardware with the cloud. Click here to download this white paper on how to determine which cloud model is best for your organization.