Understanding Cloud Computing And Our Role
Cloud computing is a general term for anything that involves delivering hosted services over the internet. These services are broadly divided into three categories: infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and software as a service (SaaS).
There has been a continuous increase of computational power which has produced an overwhelming ﬂow of data. Big data is not only becoming more available but also more understandable to computers. Big data continues to attract a lot of attention from academia, industry as well as governments. App data integration and ad-hoc analytics also cover a big chunk of big data processing. For many organizations getting value from the increasing volumes of data remains a challenge. With the rapid growth of emerging applications like social network analysis, semantic Web analysis and bioinformatics network analysis, a variety of data to be processed continues to witness a quick increase. Effective management and analysis of large-scale data poses an interesting but critical challenge. The answer to these challenges is a shift to Cloud technology. Digital transformation initiatives, expansion of machine learning programs, and of late the growing cult of “work from home” have been facilitated by this shift to cloud computing. The main priorities for these initiatives and programs are improving data security and threat protection, optimizing customer experience, and predictive maintenance. Infrastructure complexity, decisions related to facilities, a growing demand for power and performance, the need for skilled people, and costs have been main considerations for this shift to cloud. Another reason of the shift to cloud is the ever-growing volume and diversity of data that companies are dealing with, whereby organizations focus on getting more value from their data, as they seek more advanced use cases and diversify their workloads. The benefits offered by cloud such as scalability, ease of implementation and management, the availability of the power needed for big data processing and the growing realization that cost-effective self-service platforms and elastic computing are readily available, have contributed greatly to this shift.
A cloud service has three distinct characteristics that differentiate it from traditional web hosting:
Users can access large amounts of computing power on demand. It is typically sold by the minute or the hour.
It is elastic -- a user can have as much or as little of a service as they want at any given time.
The service is fully managed by the provider (the consumer needs nothing but a personal computer and Internet access). Significant innovations in virtualization and distributed computing, as well as improved access to high-speed internet, have accelerated interest in cloud computing.
A cloud can be private or public. A public cloud sells services to anyone on the internet. A private cloud is a proprietary network or a data center that supplies hosted services to a limited number of people, with certain access and permissions settings. Private or public, the goal of cloud computing is to provide easy, scalable access to computing resources and IT services.
Cloud service providers (CSP) are companies that offer network services, infrastructure, or business applications in the cloud. The cloud services are hosted in a data center that can be accessed by companies or individuals using network connectivity. The large benefit of using a cloud service provider comes in efficiency and economies of scale. Rather than individuals and companies building their own infrastructure to support internal services and applications, the services can be purchased from the CSP, which provide the services to many customers from a shared infrastructure.
Bullseye Data Research is an end-to end service provider for all your cloud computing needs. We are a multi–cloud Hybrid IT solution provider with global footprint. Our state-of-the-art datacenter facilities use services from multiple Internet service providers. We thus, ensure full network redundancy resulting in high network availability for our customers. With clients across the globe, Bullseye has a robust experience of deploying and managing cloud services across platforms and industries. Our N+1 infrastructure have surplus/backup for power supply, network, load balancers and multiple HVAC systems, essential for business continuity. Thanks to our state-of-art datacenters, and disaster recovery services, we guarantee 99.99% server uptime SLA. We provide low-cost, efficient and scalable cloud solutions that align with your business. We relieve businesses from the hassle of creating and maintaining cloud applications. Our comprehensive cloud migration framework brings industrialized capabilities together with exclusive tools, methods, and automation across all cloud varieties (public, private, hybrid) and multiple delivery methods (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS).