Private Cloud vs Public Cloud Servers: Who’s Got the Edge?

There’s broad agreement on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly expand the server base. But there is no “one size fits all” consensus around private vs. public cloud servers.

For educational institutions, the selection of a public vs. private cloud turns upon a number of factors. When considering a move to the cloud, organizations must evaluate these two functionally similar technologies and assess the appropriateness of each for their needs.

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