Cloud Use Cases
|Published Feb 24, 2016 at 1:13 PM MST by Tracey Flanders Tags Networking, Cloud Leave comment|
The use cases for cloud-based services are as varied as traditional IT demands and can include, in order of the value to customers:
- Software Development & Testing
- NEW Applications that are Cloud aware
- Web Hosting
- Horizontal Application Scale-out
- Content Creation
- Big Data/Analytics
- Research & Development
- Data Archiving & Backups
- Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
While there are well-known Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) that provide a robust portfolio of cloud-based services, there also are numerous niche CSPs that can offer best-of-breed cloud services. These high level use cases have one very important requirement in common, network connectivity.
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