Webopedia on Google+Webopedia on TwitterWebopedia on FacebookTech Bytes Blog
Main » Did You Know » Internet »

25 Private Cloud Computing Vendors to Consider

Building a private cloud is often the first step in cloud computing for many organizations. Here's 25 vendors, platforms and service providers you can research for your own private cloud project.

Building a private cloud is often the first step in cloud computing for many organizations. A private cloud is designed to offer the same features and benefits of public cloud systems, but removes a number of objections to the cloud computing model because it is implemented within the corporate firewall under the control of the IT department.

25 Private Cloud Vendors to Consider

Many major vendors and small cloud providers have a private cloud offering that is available for on-premises deployment or available as a secure hosted offering ("managed cloud services").

Here's a list of 30 vendors, platforms and service providers you can research for your own private cloud project:

  1. Abiquo Private Cloud Solutions
  2. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  3. BlueLock Virtual Private Clouds
  4. BMC Cloud Lifecycle Management
  5. CA Technologies Cloud Solutions
  6. Cisco Private Cloud solutions
  7. Citrix CloudPlatform (Open Source)
  8. CloudStack (open source software)
  9. Dell Cloud Solutions
  10. Enomaly Elastic Computing Platform (Acquired by Virtustream)
  11. Eucalyptus Cloud Platform
  12. GoGrid cloud hosting platform
  13. IBM SmartCloud Foundation
  14. Microsoft Private Cloud
  15. Nimbula
  16. Novell Cloud Manager
  17. OpenNebula (Open Source Project)
  18. OpenStack (Open Source Software)
  19. Piston Cloud Computing (Enterprise OpenStack)
  20. Rackspace Private Cloud (Powered by OpenStack)
  21. Red Hat Cloud
  22. Savvis Symphony Virtual Private Solutions
  23. SUSE Cloud (Powered by OpenStack)
  24. TierraCloud
  25. VMware Private Cloud Computing

With the idea of building a private cloud a daunting proposition for many companies, the best advice for how to build a private cloud is to start small and then continue to grow the cloud computing project over time. Learn more about private cloud projects in this Webopedia definition.

Webopedia's Cloud Computing Glossary

From planning a private cloud project to finding an online cloud storage provider, Webopedia's A-Z Cloud Computing Glossary will help you understand the language that has surfaced around the topic of cloud computing. 







TECH RESOURCES FROM OUR PARTNERS
QUICK REFERENCE
29 Free Android Apps for Cash-Strapped Students

From wacky alarm clocks to lecture hall tools and after class entertainment, these Android apps are a good fit for a student's life and budget. Read More »

Network Fundamentals Study Guide

A network is a group of two or more computer systems or devices, linked together to share resources, exchange files and electronic communications.... Read More »

Computer Architecture Study Guide

This Webopedia  study guide describes the different parts of a computer system and their relations. Read More »

DID YOU KNOW?
13 Best Free Android Apps

From secure messaging to document editing, our top free must-have apps have been rated, reviewed and named the best free Android apps of 2015. Read More »

The Five Generations of Computers

Learn about each of the five generations of computers and major technology developments that have led to the current devices that we use today. Read More »

Cloud Computing Market Leaders, 2015

If not for AWS, Microsoft would dominate the cloud. The race to capture market share will grow ever more fierce in the years ahead. Here's a look... Read More »