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Only until recent time were there more cloud service vendors coming to the market. Currently, there has been a trend that companies and organizations start to adopt hybrid clouds for their operation, which leads to some new concepts. This article is going to present some of the best cloud computing services that you may take into consideration before starting to choose. Remember that what is about to be shown below is just the overview, thus you had better take a deeper look at what you are looking for.
1. Cloud offerings by Microsoft
As you may be familiar with, some of famous cloud services from Microsoft are One Drive, Office 365 as well as Azure. One Drive and Office web applications are so effective, according to some users. Azure is also highly appreciated but for some reviewers, it has been developed more before being able to attract more users. Until now, Microsoft is still making some changes and innovations for Azure to make it more profitable. One of the solutions being done is to add more data centers into Azure, which can help operate more quickly as well as more conveniently.
2. IBM Cloud
When it comes to IBM Cloud services, there are two major options for you: Infrastructure as a Services and Cloud Software, which is also called Software as a Service. Also, IBM Cloud also comes with Business Platforms as a Service. Thanks to IBM Cloud, users are able to set up their own cloud areas and even create hybrid clouds for their companies by streamlining the private clouds with the public ones effectively. A prominent advantage is that users do not need to make too much effort and spend much money on establishing these hybrid clouds.
The engineering team from IBM Cloud includes all experts and professionals, therefore, what they bring about is done quickly while less expensive. IBM has been regarded as the best choice when it comes to setting up hybrid clouds as it will provide users with both security and convenience as well as ease for utilization. Another thing you should stick to your mind is that you need to know clearly what Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service is. Let’s take a look at this summarization. Software as a Service is about cloud software operated on your device for such services as backup and syncing. Platform as a Service is when the cloud provides you with a platform utilized to perform different things. With Platform as a Service, users are able to improve and check their products directly on the infrastructure without having to making an investment into anything. All you have to do is just to use what is provided from vendors. You are even capable of adding more things to reduce them and you only need to make payment for what you actually use, which is really economical, especially when it comes to small companies.
3. Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
This offering is Platform as a Service cloud, which will provide developers with a platform to set up their own applications. Both developers and students will also have the ability to check the programs by using provided facilities, which is rather similar to VMWare.
According to Amazon, this kind of provision is a web service offering optimizable compute capacity inside the cloud. Developers will find it easier when dealing with web scale computing.
Last but not least, they take advantage of SSL to encrypt all the processes of users to prevent any unexpected from attacks.
4. Joyent Cloud
Another cloud in this article is Joyent, which Dell opted to assist in their cloud ware. If an organization that is reputable like Dell chose Joyent to operate the processes, it must be among the best vendors on the market. Joyent has claimed that High Performance Hybrid Cloud for Today’s Demanding Web and Mobile applications. You can find this on their homepage. In general, the concept is rather like Joyent has collaborated with companies to support both private clouds and hybrid ones. Last but not least, you can see it clearly on the website of Joyent.
5. Bluelock Cloud services
Blue Lock is aimed at recovering data for users. The company has a new concept called Recovery as a Service. As you can see from the title, your data can be recovered effectively through using this kind of service.
What is more, Blue Lock also offers Infrastructure as a Service. Entrepreneurs can take advantage of the infrastructure they are actually in need in order to adjust the items so that it can meet their requirements. Last but not least, the service also includes a cloud solution called VMware vCloud Data Center Service Vendor. This kind of service is designed mainly for hybrid clouds created together with VMware tools.
6. Verizon Cloud
Verizon is also an ideal option for this case. It is originally a telecom organization that provides on-demand videos and so on. The reason why Terremark is on this list is that it is so famous for its Terremark, which is so reputable for offering many good cloud services. Verizon is now building more than 50 data centers all over the world, thus it is expected that Terremark will become even more prominent in this year.
In terms of services, Verizon’s services are Infrastructure as a Service type and aimed at offering Oracle products to customers. With Verizon, users will have the chance to take advantage of the newest version of the product because the company always make updates for their products.
7. SalesForce Cloud – called Ruby Platform as a Service
Salesforce is really famous for its product and recently, the company has acquired Hereku provided as a Ruby platform. Some of highlighted features of this offering is lower price with higher flexibility. This hybrid cloud is so appealing to businesses choosing mainly for the Ruby. It is also a Platform as a Service allowing for setting up and testing the programs.