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The Private Cloud Network: Properties, Types, Pros, and Cons

private cloud solutionsPrivate Cloud Solutions: The private cloud network refers to a type of computing service that’s set up by a private organization to support its members rather than the general public. It is usually offered over the Internet or through a private internal network or a virtual private network (VPN), which is usually accessible only by the company employees.

A private cloud network is also known as the corporate or internal cloud network and allows organizations to work on the same data more securely. It offers a lot more control over the available resources in addition to self-service (automation), scalability, elasticity, and ability to customize the network to suit their needs quickly.

Benefits of the private cloud network

One of the significant advantages of the private cloud network is that it provides excellent security for data and files as organizations can control who has access and to what extent. Private cloud networks cost a lot less than public cloud networks, thereby making them an excellent option for small- and medium-sized businesses.

The fact that private cloud offers several advantages doesn’t mean it is better than the public cloud; both are effective as they both have situations that suit their uses. There are several factors to consider when choosing what type of cloud service to deploy.

Factors to consider before choosing the private cloud network

Some factors to consider when deploying a cloud network are:

Challenges of private cloud solutions

Although switching to a private cloud network might help reduce costs in the early days, it is quite expensive to manage. It will require more IT staff because setting up and maintaining the whole cloud environment comes with some complexities.

Organizations can either set up a personal physical datacenter for themselves or outsource to a third-party private cloud company. These private companies provide several solutions to these organizations, and one of these solutions is Parallels® Remote Application Server (RAS).

Parallels RAS as a private cloud network

Parallels RAS is a virtualization solution that can act as a private network and help organizations deliver applications and desktops without stress to any device. It helps businesses improve productivity and data security by centralizing, monitoring and restricting public access to corporate assets while reducing total costs of ownership and enhancing an existing Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) deployment.

If you’re confident that a private cloud network is best for your business, then you can’t go wrong with Parallels RAS as it provides many benefits to your business.

Download your 30-day free trial of Parallels RAS here, and try-out your private network setup.


References

TechTarget | https://searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com/definition/private-cloud/

Microsoft Azure | https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/what-is-a-private-cloud/

ServerSpace | http://www.serverspace.co.uk/blog/what-is-private-cloud-plus-advantages-disadvantages

Datafloq | https://datafloq.com/read/seven-factors-consider-public-private-cloud/675

Parallels RAS Cloud Deployments | https://www.parallels.com/products/ras/use-cases/cloud-deployment-models/