Cloud Computing has opened a way to supply the demand to your customer at a lesser cost. But, few questions are needed to ask your provider before the registration.
As with any service, at the starting of a possible good technical option, many cheaters peeps; the condition is grave for Cloud computing. Cloud computing Platform needs a huge investment and to start a new Cloud computing brand, its quite difficult to take the risk for the smaller software or hardware companies. So, the game of Cloud computing service providing is limited to only few giants.
More pathetic, among these few giants, only few provides good quality service and customer care. Here are some points, which you need to ask your next Cloud computing provider.
Understanding the difference between Private and Public Cloud Computing Platform
Previously we have published articles on Private Cloud Computing and Public Cloud computing. These can provide you a fair idea about what are the basic difference. An environment can be public or private. A company that uses a public cloud computing platform or external services, like Amazon with EC2 are using public cloud computing platform. A private cloud computing platform, however, is a private infrastructure that provides hosted services to a limited number of users.
Questions to ask to your cloud computing service provider
This is a checklist to ask to your next provider. The Green tick indicates the point should better be present, while red wrong mark indicates the things needs to be avoided.
- Do you have own infrastructure?
- Do you have a trial period to test?
- Do you have a dedicated data center?
- Do you have any transfer allowance policy?
These, answers typically points towards suspicion :
- The Cloud Computing provider says, you need not to think about privacy
- We are the biggest Cloud Computing Provider
- Sorry, our Cloud Hosting has no option to select Windows OS and Linux. We provide only one – the best.
- Do you have any own video tutorial as a guide ? Answer – You will find a lot in YouTube.