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Deployment Models


Public Cloud

Public cloud diagram Any of the resources in the public cloud pool is accessible to anyone via the Internet. The service provider takes care of all hardware and software required to manage and administer the cloud.

Private Cloud

Private cloud diagram In private cloud they do not share the pool of resources between multiple clients. The services of the cloud are exclusive to a business and can share these resources within the departments and individuals in the company.

Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud diagram A hybrid cloud is a mix of both public and private clouds. This means that the private part of a hybrid cloud addresses some business needs, and the public part addresses the other business needs.
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