Is Building a Private Cloud Worth the Effort?

Is an internal private cloud more trouble to build than it’s worth?

Modern Infrastructure E-zineVendors bill private cloud software as a way for IT to achieve the dynamism of cloud on existing infrastructure, without sacrificing control or subverting security. But others say that building a private cloud is misguided: it’s expensive and complex, and when you’re done, you’re still stuck maintaining your own infrastructure. 

What do you think, is an internal private cloud more trouble than it’s worth?

See what your peers have to say and share your thoughts below. We'll be publishing this conversation in next month's issue of the Modern Infrastructure E-zine, so be sure to weigh in and have your voice heard!

This was first published in February 2013

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