CIO.com: Last June, IBM began offering private cloud services for application development and testing, and now it will begin offering a public cloud option as well.
Having a cloud-based infrastructure available allows developers to tap into additional resources for development and testing as they are needed. Not only does that provide greater flexibility, it also helps save companies money because in-house systems don't need to be set aside for those purposes.
One of the ways around the issues of security and control that make some businesses wary of cloud computing is to build a private cloud -- one that remains within the corporate firewall and is wholly controlled internally. Private clouds also increase the agility of IT an organization's IT infrastructure and make it easier to roll out new technology projects. Download this eBook to get the facts behind the private cloud and learn how your organization can get started.