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Apr 27 2018   12:05AM GMT

virtual private cloud (VPC)

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A virtual private cloud (VPC) is the logical division of a service provider’s public cloud multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud computing in a public cloud environment. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“It isn’t enough for a virtual private cloud server provider to enable subscribers to create additional virtual private clouds. The infrastructure must also support the use of separate security domains.” – Brien Posey

Learning Center
Compare virtual private cloud server providers
When comparing virtual private cloud server providers, consider cost, the underlying platform, whether they offer dedicated hardware and data lines, and whether they support multiple subnets and VPCs with separate security domains.

Virtual private cloud vs. private cloud differences explained
The distinction between virtual private cloud vs. private cloud lies in where the data resides. A virtual private cloud is an allocated portion of the public cloud, whereas a private cloud is on premises.

Weigh virtual private cloud benefits for enterprise IT teams
Virtual private cloud benefits range from compliance to smoother migrations. Compare VPCs to on-premises private clouds to see if they’re right for you.

Hybrid cloud providers offer different architecture types
Hybrid cloud providers like Cisco/GCP and AWS — with VPC or VMware Cloud on AWS — can allocate a portion of the public cloud to be used as a private cloud or support an on-premises private cloud. Vendors like Microsoft allow customers to move the public cloud to the private cloud with Azure Stack.

Flow logs sharpen visibility into GCP network
VPC Flow Logs is a welcome addition to GCP, as it adds network visibility to monitor and respond to issues with security or performance on Google’s public cloud. Though Google has played catch-up here, it also leaps over the competition in some important ways.

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Writing for Business
Brokers must work closely with cloud providers, while also _________ their services to appeal to customers.
A. distinguishing
B. differentiating

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