Chapter 6

Cloud Infrastructure Planning

Although their details are hidden from consumers, cloud computing services rely on hardware and network interconnections between hardware elements. Whether you’re migrating from a traditional data center to private clouds, implementing a new cloud-centric data center, or planning for remote access of services, understanding the infrastructure underlying the cloud is key to successfully adopting and consuming a cloud service.

  • Understanding cloud networks
  • Leveraging automation and self-service
  • Understanding federated cloud services
  • Achieving interoperability

Understanding Cloud Networks

Regardless of whether your organization is considering an internal private cloud, an external public cloud, or a hybrid ...

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