Public Cloud is a Cloud Computing service, which is provided by a corresponding provider via the Internet and is accessible to everyone. Depending on the extent to which such a service is to be used, it can be used either free of charge or for a fee. The respective provider is therefore also responsible for the maintenance and administration of the cloud computing service. The public cloud is almost infinitely scalable, which means that this network and the correspondingly provided applications can be used by any number of devices.
By combining the public cloud with the private cloud, another cloud model, the hybrid cloud, can also be applied.
Cloud is one of the pillars of the digital revolution. Business and IT services can be provided very easliy by this. That is the reason why it is important to a Chief Digital Officers (CDO).
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