08 September 2011 17:05:43
The cloud computing industry has consistently proved the malleability of services to corporations and individuals alike. One example is the choice of different cloud models, such as the public, private, community and hybrid cloud services. Public cloud computing may well be the most standardized model, and experts have urged the importance of knowledge pertaining to the technology to improve revenues and user experience.
According to Sys-Con Media, privacy protection and data loss solutions are tantamount to a successful implementation of the cloud for personal end users. The source notes that successful security practices can be established through general training, availability of service and policy specifications and tailored releases about how the cloud works with specific forms of regulatory compliance.
Additionally, multi-tenancy, or the ability to have a variety of users operating services through one central piece of software, is a hinge point for competition in the industry, the source reports. With the ability to couple multi-tenancy with a pay-as-you-go model, some vendors have experienced the immense monetary success achievable through cloud services. This facet of cloud computing is especially important for many enterprises, while Computer World reports that multi-tenancy could propel the industry toward the positive expert predictions of in the coming years.
-McAfee Cloud Security