Cloud FAQ

Your cloud misconceptions — answered here.

We want you to know the benefits of cloud computing and dispel any misconceptions you may have. Check out these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to understand what it’s all about.

It can be a daunting task to figure out how the cloud could work for your business. But with these FAQs, we aim to clear up some of those questions.
Think the cloud is too complicated?  Think again!  Read on to learn more.

Cloud computing is the delivery of IT services through the Internet.

A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of components that enable cloud services.

The four types of cloud computing are:
private clouds, public clouds, hybrid clouds, and multi-clouds.

The three cloud computing models are:
Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platforms-as-a-Service (PaaS), and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

Corporations of every type, size, and industry use the cloud for various use cases, such as data backup, disaster recovery, email, virtual machines, application development, testing, big data analytics, and customer-facing web applications.

Yes, the cloud is secure. The cloud encrypts and monitors data to protect against cybersecurity threats.

Moving your company to the cloud will:
make your business more agile, provide an effective disaster recovery solution, secure your data, and save money.

The benefits of cloud computing are:
high availability, fault-tolerant, scalability, and elasticity.

Unauthorized data access is the biggest risk of cloud computing.

Cloud strategy is a concise point of view on the role of the cloud within the organization.

The most popular workloads across private, public, and hybrid cloud are:
analytics, databases, and web/content hosting.

On average, cloud migration costs from US $1,000 per server to US $3,000 per server or higher. For detailed information, please see our cloud cost calculator.

A data warehouse is a data management system designed to support business intelligence.

The four features of cloud computing are:
On-demand self-services, Broad network access, rapid elasticity, resource pooling, and measured services.

Cloud architecture combines technology resources — through virtualization — shared across a network.

You will have to train your existing IT staff in the cloud environment. The areas which need special attention include configuration and integration.

Edge computing decreases latency and bandwidth by bringing resources closer to the data source.

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