Hosted solutions can provide parts of an organization’s IT infrastructure in a managed environment accessed remotely via a secure internet connections. Rather than purchasing and maintaining the systems and software necessary to run your business on-site, this technology is made available in a “Cloud” of online resources. While the term “Cloud" is failry new marketing term, “hosted solutions" have been around since the beginning of the Internet. While originally only delivered as “website hosting", companies can now remotely store and access their data and supporting systems safely and securely – saving time, space and expense.
Although cloud services originated as website and basic email solutions, they now offer businesses a host of advanced options, such as servers, applications and desktops. We work with many different managed and hosted solutions providing email, virus protection, data security, IP telephony, backup solutions, and much more.
Private cloud is a type of cloud computing that delivers similar advantages to public cloud, including availability and self-service, but through a proprietary architecture. Unlike public clouds, which deliver services to multiple organizations, a private cloud is dedicated to a single organization, and should be considered for some solutions.
A public cloud is one based on the standard cloud computing model, in which a service provider makes resources, such as applications and storage, available to the general public over the Internet. Public cloud services may be free or offered on a pay-per-usage model. Microsoft, Amazon and Google provide some of the most popular Public Cloud Services