cloud vendor


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cloud vendor

An organization that sells computing infrastructure, software as a service (SaaS) or storage. See cloud computing and cloud storage.
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Not only that, but comparisons of potential costs between public cloud vendors is a difficult task and any idea of finding some kind of 'cloud resource brokerage' is impossible to achieve when the best prices come from longer contracts.
However, there are a lot of Cloud vendors out there, and it's important for companies to thoroughly investigate up front what they are getting, not only in terms of features, but also in fundamental aspects such as data security and management capabilities, and how this will fit with the organization's existing IT capabilities.
With many hospitals and health systems, funding for security, such as intrusion detection systems, is not a priority due to the expense, but outsourcing data storage to a cloud vendor "almost by definition gives you a certain level of security and that security will be maintained on an ongoing basis.
NetworkWorld's Brandon Butler says: "Cisco's networking and computing hardware is used as the basis for many cloud systems and has become an integral part of controlling private clouds and supporting public cloud vendors.
Many cloud vendors provide a migration path to the cloud so that it is not an all or nothing proposition.
The study, which includes an end-user survey that covered businesses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, further said: "Currently, cloud vendors are the biggest group of end-users in the UAE.
According to CDW-G, private cloud vendors, which manage cloud storage and security externally, are increasingly dominating the K12 market.
T he boundary of control is a demarcation in your stack of hardware and software below which your cloud vendor controls the system, and above which you control the system.
But the ongoing annual fees the cloud vendor requires are typically higher than the annual maintenance fees of purchasing an on-premises license.
What's the value of having your sourcing and vendor management team negotiate a high and tight SLA from the cloud vendor when only 10 per cent of the applications deployed there need that level of protection?
It's been really painful to grow in Europe," Justin Pirie from Mimecast, a British cloud vendor, told Reuters.