It never ceases to amaze me how many people consider Public and Private Clouds to be somehow comparable. We want a Cloud, they say, but we’re afraid of Public, so we’ll do Private instead. That way we can get the benefits of Cloud without the risks. Sound familiar?
Too bad that just about everything about that argument doesn’t hold water. Not only are Public Clouds actually more secure than Private ones, but they are also far more elastic and far less expensive for most situations. So…why is it you wanted a Private Cloud again?
Read the entire post at http://www.devx.com/blog/public-vs.-private-cloud-no-comparison.html.