Although cloud hosting has been around for well over a decade now, there still seems to be some confusion around some of the terminology. In this article, I will try to make the differences between Public Cloud and Private Cloud as simple as possible.
Let’s keep it simple: Public Cloud is a “multi-tenant” environment where systems and resources are shared by many tenants, for instance where two or more companies are using the same server. And Private Cloud is where systems and resources are dedicated to the use of a single tenant.
See, isn’t that simple? Well, the core difference is simple, but some of the complication comes in then understanding how that makes the two solutions different.
Public Cloud is what most people think about when they think of hosted cloud services. This includes products such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Steadfast Public Cloud Hosting.
Benefits of Public Cloud Compared to Private Cloud:
First, many people think that Private Cloud is internal to an organization, where they have setup and designed everything themselves. That is true sometimes, but Localwebscoder have been providing Hosted Private Cloud Services for over a year. Overall, the advantages and negatives are largely the same in both scenarios.
Benefits of Private Cloud Compared to Public Cloud:
As you can see from above, there are good scenarios for using both. In many cases, the right answer is to combine the two and build a hybrid cloud. There is really no simple way to determine what is right for you without understanding your specific needs and concerns. Instead of figuring this out on your own, just contact our team of engineers and we’ll help you figure out what is right for you.