Hybrid Cloud

ForLinux Hybrid Cloud Hosting allows combination of dedicated, cloud and Amazon EC2 instances, giving you the hosting solution of your choice. Single points of failure are removed giving you the cloud hosting solution that best meets the needs of your Internet business.

Hybrid cloud solution

Essentially there are 4 levels of Cloud Hosting

  • Infrastructure-as-a-Service – IaaS
  • Platform-as-a-Service – PaaS (aka Private Cloud)
  • Cloud Servers
  • Software-as-a-Service – SaaS

IaaS is the lowest level Cloud offering. This is where preconfigured hardware and storage is provided via a virtual interface or Hypervisor. No operating system in provided. Amazon is an example of IaaS.

PaaS (Private Cloud) goes a stage further and incorporates the operating system and associated utilities for managing the environment.

Cloud Server Hosting is the provisioning of virtual servers in a high availability and scalable environment with no single point of failure.

SaaS provides the complete solution on demand including the software applications. For example

A Hybrid Cloud is a combination of the above with dedicated servers included added into the mix.  For example -

Hybrid Cloud

In the illustration above the solution is comprised of a mixture of Private Cloud, Cloud Servers, Dedicated Servers, Amazon AWS S3 storage and Amazon AWS EC2 servers.

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