Managing Data Storage in the Public Cloud

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Thursday, October 1, 2009
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Publicly accessible clouds offer storage capacity through the use of multi-tenancy solutions, meaning multiple customers are serviced at once from the same infrastructure. This results some common concerns when evaluating public cloud solutions, including security and privacy, as well as the possibilities of latency and compliance issues. When considering the use of public cloud options for data storage, attention should be given to the management – both now and in the future – of both the clouds and the data, as well as the integration of the Cloud service usage with internal IT.