Chances are, if you were to ask 10 people at a cloud computing event the question, “What is cloud computing?”, you would get 10 different answers. This can be really frustrating to those trying to learn more. The reason for this confusion is that there are so many ways that the cloud can be utilized. It might be best to think of cloud computing in terms of SaaS - software as a service, PaaS - Platform as a Service and IaaS - Infrastructure as a Service.
Over 60% of companies utilizing a cloud infrastructure are using a VMware based solution. There’s good reason for this, too. Green House Data became a part of the VMware partner network for many reasons, but here is the short list:
There is a lot of talk these days about cloud computing, or cloud hosting. Many companies are using these terms loosely to discuss either VPS or cloud servers (public or private). But, what do these terms mean? You will definitely see a difference when you look at the price tag, so understanding what each of these services are will help you in your quest to determine the best option for you or your company.
Setting up networking is the step that we receive the most questions about when customers are new to the vCloud environment. We’re currently working on a video tutorial that will further help clients with the steps of setting up networking. In the meantime, here is an overview of the types of networking available and the tabs that you’ll find when you are configuring your network.
What the heck is burstability?
Have you seen cloud hosting companies buzzing about the cloud being burstable and wondered what the heck that means? Come on, raise your hands. Burstability seems most often used when discussing cloud hosting for small and medium-sized businesses. This marketing term actually has great benefit. It is definitely worth learning more about, especially if you are a small or medium-sized company.