Q. What is the core difference between public and private clouds?
A. Private clouds are exclusive to one organization, offering more control and security, whereas public clouds are accessible to anyone and are managed by third-party providers like AWS or Azure.
Q. Can you give a simple analogy for public and private clouds?
A. Think of public cloud as a rented apartment in a large building where resources are shared and private cloud as your own standalone house with your own resources.
Q. What is a hybrid cloud?
A. Hybrid cloud is a blend of both public and private clouds, allowing organizations to utilize on-premise resources alongside public cloud services.
Q. How does LEAN’s Virtual Data Center (VDC) differentiate from traditional private clouds?
A. LEAN’s VDC merges the financial and technical flexibility of public clouds with the privacy and control of private clouds, further enhanced by private MPLS linking clients to their resources.
Q. What benefits does LEAN’s private cloud offer over traditional cloud models?
A. LEAN’s private cloud provides multi-tenancy with total tenant separation, quick provisioning of essential services, and granular control over resources, offering a balanced blend of flexibility, control, and security.
Q. How does the cost structure of LEAN’s private cloud compare to traditional models?
A. Unlike the upfront CAPEX in traditional private clouds, LEAN’s private cloud follows an OPEX model, offering a pay-as-you-grow pricing structure that can be more financially manageable.
Q. How secure is the LEAN private cloud?
A. LEAN private cloud incorporates robust security measures, including built-in encryption firewalls, with the option for organizations to manage their own security protocols.
Q. How can I transition my organization to LEAN’s private cloud services?
A. Contacting LEAN for a full-fledged demo is a great start to understand how LEAN’s private cloud can cater to your organizational needs and what steps are needed for transition.