Self-Run Private Cloud

          Self-Run Private Cloud

          A self-run private cloud is an on-premise virtualized data center, built by your organization and run by your organization. A true private cloud differs from traditional server virtualization in that it bears the distinct hallmarks of cloud: pools of compute resources, broad access to data, rapid scalability, self-service provisioning and the ability to measure usage.
          Self-Run Private Cloud Overview

          Ideal Workloads:
          • Customized line-of-business applications
          • Data and applications with high security and compliance requirements
          • Cloud initiatives where you have recently made large on-premise investments
          • Workloads that require a high degree of control
          • Mission-critical workloads

          Cost Driver
          Self-run data centers are typically capital-heavy. They require allocations of gear, space, environmental controls, etc. These same physical assets must be refreshed in time, leading to an IT lifecycle driven by capital expenditures.

          Less Challenging

          Control: You completely control the environment.

          Security: You own the infrastructure. You are able to establish security and compliance standards, as well as enforce and measure them.

          Flexibility: It’s your environment, and you have more ability to customize than with most other cloud technologies.

          More Challenging

          Elasticity: If you need to rapidly expand your capacity beyond current levels, it will require provisioning the additional resources required. In addition, you will always be maintaining your maximum capacity.

          Management: Your IT resources maintain the environment, potentially taking focus away from more strategic objectives.

          Resilience: Some self-run private clouds are highly resilient. However, you have to build and maintain that resiliency.

          Mobility: The technological capabilities are available to provide wide and mobile access, but you are responsible for setting up and maintaining the environment.

          Our Cloud team can help you discern, design, and deliver the best cloud solutions for your business. Contact our Cloud team today to get started.
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