Cloud rules

Cloud computing is a tricky enough concept to grasp but what about "private cloud" computing? Dave Hanrahan, Dimension Data's general manager - cloud services, says there is a clear definition. He says all DiData's cloud services are aligned with definitions set out by the US (NIST). "They defined public being shared multi-tenant [servers and storage], private being [servers and storage] dedicated to one organisation and hybrid being services operated in either public or private, or a blend of the two."

Cloud computing is a tricky enough concept to grasp but what about "private cloud" computing? Dave Hanrahan, Dimension Data's general manager - cloud services, says there is a clear definition. He says all DiData's cloud services are aligned with definitions set out by the US (NIST). "They defined public being shared multi-tenant [servers and storage], private being [servers and storage] dedicated to one organisation and hybrid being services operated in either public or private, or a blend of the two."

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