Private Clouds

James Serra argues that virtualization does not by itself make for a private cloud:

Since virtualization only solves #3, a lot more should be done to create a private cloud.  Also, a cloud should also support Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) to allow for application innovation.  Fortunately there are products to add the other characteristics to give you a private cloud, such as Microsoft’s Azure Stack.  And of course you can always use a public cloud.

Read James’s post to get the full listing of what makes for a “cloud” offering.

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