Chapter 3

Cloud Deployment Models

Abstract

In this chapter, we cover the four cloud deployment models defined by NIST: public, private, community, and hybrid. Each deployment model has its own benefits, disadvantages, and value proposition. Understanding the characteristics of each model will help you when it comes time for you to select a model or models to use in your organization.

Keywords

public cloud; private cloud; community cloud; hybrid cloud

Chapter Points

■ Public Clouds

■ Private Clouds

■ Community Clouds

■ Hybrid Clouds

Introduction

NIST defines four cloud deployment models: public clouds, private clouds, community clouds, and hybrid clouds. A cloud deployment model is defined according to where the infrastructure for the deployment ...

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