A public cloud platform is summed up in three words: simplicity, scale and savings. The cloud provider dynamically manages all the software and hardware AND will scale up or down as your needs change.
When security trumps savings, it’s time to think about a private cloud. Private clouds leverage virtualization and converged infrastructure for cloud-like scale and efficiency, but is housed in a private, dedicated system in your data center. The protected nature of a private cloud adds an extra layer of security and control tailored to meet industry-specific compliance requirements.
A hybrid cloud provides the best of both worlds; a secure, scalable environment with greater control. Here is the perfect balance of features from both the public and private cloud models. Hybrid clouds are a path to migration of your RIP when it is not realistic to make a global business change.